HERPES SIMPLEX VIRUS (HSV) 1/2 GLYCOPROTEIN G-SPECIFIC, IgG BY ELISA
Qualitative measurement of Herpes simplex antibodies. Almost all recurrent genital herpes cases are caused by HSV type 2, yet HSV type 1, the causative agent of orolabial herpes, causes up to 30% of first episode genital herpes.
Specimen Collection Requirements
Serum, one gold (SST) top tube
Allow blood to clot, centrifuge and immediately pour serum into a plastic tube.
Hyperlipemic, heat-inactivated, hemolyzed or contaminated serum, plasma
Ambient (20-25°C): 8 hours; Refrigerated (2-8°C): 48 hours; Frozen (at or below -20°C): 2 months
Enzyme-Linked Immunosorbent Assay
86695 (HSV1) and 86696 (HSV2)
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