Veripath Test Directory

Epic Test Name HSV 1 AND HSV 2 PCR
Components
Synonyms HERPES SIMPLEX 1/2 PCR
Description Qualitative Real-Time PCR to detect HSV1 and HSV2
Specimen Requirements 
Container EDTA collection tube
Specimen Type Plasma, bone marrow
Preferred Collection Volume 1.0 mL
Minimum Collection Volume 0.5mL
Collection Instructions
Specimen Handling Refrigerated; do not freeze
Rejection Criteria Heparinized specimens; decalcified bone specimens; specimens with high bile or protein concentration
Methodology Multiplex Real-time PCR
Reference Range Not Detected
CPT Code(s) 87529 x 2
Department Molecular Diagnostics
Contact Information Ph: 214-648-0960
Turn Around Time1-3 working days
Performed Tuesdays, Thursdays, Saturdays
Performed by Molecular Diagnostics
Link http://www.utswmedicine.org/health-pros/veripath/molecular-diagnostics/
Notes
Updated/Reviewed 12/07/2016


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