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Herpes Simplex Virus Type 1 IgG and Herpes Simplex Virus Type 2 IgG

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Test Description
Herpes Simplex Virus Type 1 IgG and Herpes Simplex Virus Type 2 IgG
Synonym(s)
Includes HSV 1 IgG and HSV 2 IgG, HSV 1 and 2, IgG
Test ID
HSV12G
Specimen Type
Serum
Alternate Specimen Type
Red, Li-heparin, K2EDTA, K3EDTA
Specimen Requirements
SST
Specimen Collection / Processing Instructions
SST - Samples should not be taken from patients receiving therapy with high biotin doses (i.e. greater than 5 mg/day) until at least 8 hours following the last biotin administration.
Stability
48 hours at 20‑25 °C, 7 days at 2‑8 °C, 12 weeks at ‑20 °C (± 5 °C).
Methodology
Electrochemiluminescence immunoassay ECLIA
Estimated TAT
0-2 days
Testing Schedule
Monday-Saturday
CPT Code(s)
86695
86696
Minimum Sample Volume
1 mL
Pediatric Min. Volume (if applicable)
500 uL
Reference Range
Non reactive
Performing Lab
Incyte Diagnostics
LOINC Code(s)
5206-8, 5209-2