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Herpes simplex 1 and 2 antibodies, IgG

Lab Section: 

Virology

 

Lab Location: 

Main Lab

Test ID: 

LAB3791

 

Synonyms: 

HSV-1 and HSV-2 Antibodies, IgG

Methodology: 

Chemiluminescence Immunoassay

Schedule: 

Monday-Friday; Sunday

Reported: 

1-3 days

Specimen Requirements: 

Collect 2.0 mL Blood in a Gold Top Tube.
Pediatric volume: 1.0 mL.

Reference Interval: 

See values with interpretation.  HSV-1 antibody prevalence increases with age; HSV-2 prevalence is associated with sexual activity.

CPT Code(s): 

86695, 86696

Last Changed: 

8/24/2017 4:26:23 PM

Last Reviewed: 

8/24/2017 4:26:23 PM