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Test Compendium

5616: HERPES SIMPLEX VIRUS (HSV) TYPES 1/2, DNA PCR

Test Code

  • 5616

Test Synonym

  • HERPES I/II DNA

Minimum Volume

  • 0.5 mL

Specimen Requirements

  • See Special Instructions

Container

  • See Special Instructions

Storage

  • Refrigerated

CPT Codes

  • 87529
    *The CPT codes provided are based on AMA guidelines and are provided for informational purposes only. CPT coding is the responsibility of the billing entity. Please direct any questions regarding the CPT coding to the payer being billed.

Special Instructions

  • Universal Transport Medium (Swab), Lavender Top, Yellow Acd, Sst, Red Top, Serum, Plasma, CSF Or Vitreous Fluid.

Additional Information

  • Universal Transport Medium (Swab), Lavender Top, Yellow Acd, Sst, Red Top, Serum, Plasma, CSF Or Vitreous Fluid In A Sterile Container

Specimen Stability

  • STABILITY: REFRIGERATED 7 DAYS for Serum, Plasma or CSF (90 days if frozen), AMBIENT 7 DAYS for Serum, Plasma or CSF