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HERPES SIMPLEX VIRUS (HSV) 1 GLYCOPROTEIN G-SPECIFIC, IgG BY ELISA

Mnemonic

HSV1 GLY

Synonym

HSV 1 type specific glycoprotein G IgG

Guidelines

Detects type specific antibody against HSV-1. May indicate primary, recurrent or past infection/exposure. Does NOT distinguish orolabial from anogenital herpes.

Specimen Collection Requirements

Collect

Serum, one gold (SST) top tube

Handling

Allow blood to clot, centrifuge and immediately pour serum into a plastic tube.

Minimum Volume

0.5 mL

Transport

Refrigerated (2-8°C)

Rejection Criteria

Hyperlipemic, heat-inactivated, hemolyzed or contaminated serum, plasma

Stability

Ambient (20-25°C): 8 hours; Refrigerated (2-8°C): 48 hours; Frozen (at or below -20°C): 2 months

Testing Information

Performed

Mon, Wed, Fri

Reported

1-4 days

Method

Enzyme-Linked Immunosorbent Assay

Reference Values

Reference Values

Interpretation provided.

CPT Codes

86695

Last Updated: Thursday, January 5, 2017 03:41:12 AM


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