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Epic Test Name HSV 1/2 PCR , CSF
Components
Synonyms HERPES SIMPLEX 1/2 CSF
Description Qualitative Real-Time PCR to detect HSV1 and HSV2
Specimen Requirements 
Container CSF or BAL collection tubes.
Specimen Type CSF, BAL
Preferred Collection Volume 1.0 mL
Minimum Collection Volume 0.5mL
Collection Instructions
Specimen Handling Refrigerated/on ice; do not freeze
Rejection Criteria Frozen specimens; specimens at room temperature > 8 hours
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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