Specimen Requirements

Title

HERPES SIMPLEX VIRUS 1/2 AB (IgM) with Reflex to Titer

Specimen Requirement

1 SST/1.0 mL serum. After 30 minutes of clotting, promptly centrifuge and refrigerate.

Methodology

Stability

Room Temp 7 days; Refrigerated 14 days

Reference Range

By Report*

Turnaround

4 days Set Up Tues-Sat AM

Clinical Use

IgM levels can provide useful information about an acute event.

Test Code

HS12M