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Test Compendium

6470: HSV 1 AND 2 IGM ABS, INDIRECT

Test Code

  • 6470

Test Synonym

  • HERPES SIMPLEX VIRUS TYPES 1 & 2 IGM IFA, HSV 1/2 Ab IgM, IFA,

Minimum Volume

  • 0.6 mL

Specimen Requirements

  • Serum

Container

  • Serum Separator Tube, Plain Red Top Tube, Transfer Tube- Serum

Storage

  • Refrigerated

Turn Around Time

  • 4 days

CPT Codes

  • 86695,86696
    *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

  • 1 mL Serum refrigerated

Additional Information

  • SST (gel-barrier tube) OR Red-top tube

Specimen Stability

  • AMBIENT: 14 days REFRIGERATED: 14 days FROZEN: 14 days