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19502: Herpes Simplex Virus, Type 1 And 2 Dna, Qn Real-time Pcr Print View
Source      
HSV-1 DNA, QN PCR R-T PCR  < 100  copies/mL 
HSV-2 DNA, QN PCR R-T PCR  < 100  copies/mL 

PRIMARY
1 CSF 1 (0.3) mL   Frozen - 30 Day(s)/Refrigerated - 7 Day(s)/Room Temperature - 48 Hour(s)  
ALTERNATE
  Whole Blood ACD 1 (0.3) mL   Refrigerated - 7 Day(s)/Room Temperature - 48 Hour(s)  
  Bronchial Alveolar Lavage   Frozen - 30 Day(s)/Refrigerated - 7 Day(s)/Room Temperature - 48 Hour(s)  
  Whole Blood EDTA 1 (0.3) mL   Refrigerated - 7 Day(s)/Room Temperature - 48 Hour(s)  
  Bronchial Wash   Frozen - 30 Day(s)/Room Temperature - 48 Hour(s)/Refrigerated - 7 Day(s)  
  Serum 1 (0.3) mL   Frozen - 30 Day(s)/Room Temperature - 48 Hour(s)/Refrigerated - 7 Day(s)  
  Amniotic Fluid   Frozen - 30 Day(s)/Room Temperature - 48 Hour(s)/Refrigerated - 7 Day(s)  
  Fluid Pericardial   Room Temperature - 48 Hour(s)/Refrigerated - 7 Day(s)/Frozen - 30 Day(s)  
  Fluid Pleural   Room Temperature - 48 Hour(s)/Refrigerated - 7 Day(s)/Frozen - 30 Day(s)  
  Plasma ACD 1 (0.3) mL   Refrigerated - 7 Day(s)/Frozen - 30 Day(s)/Room Temperature - 48 Hour(s)  
  Plasma EDTA 1 (0.3) mL   Room Temperature - 48 Hour(s)/Refrigerated - 7 Day(s)/Frozen - 30 Day(s)  
  Fluid Vitreous   Frozen - 30 Day(s)/Refrigerated - 7 Day(s)/Room Temperature - 48 Hour(s)  

Rapid turnaround time. Quantitates Herpes Simplex Virus DNA down to 100 copies/mL to monitor viral load and therapeutic efficacy. Highly specific and readily differentiates serotypes I & II.
Setup Schedule
Tuesday-Saturday

Reported (Analytical Time)
Next day

CPT Code
87530x2

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

Notes
Preferred Specimen:
1 mL (0.3 mL minimum) CSF, serum, vitreous, pericardial pleural or amniotic fluid collected in a sterile leak proof container, plasma or whole blood collected in an EDTA (lavender-top) or ACD (yellow-top) tube.
Acceptable Specimen:
1 mL (0.35 mL minimum) Bronchoalveolar lavage or bronchial wash collected in a sterile leak proof container.
Transport Temperature:
Whole Blood: Refrigerated Preferred; Frozen Unacceptable
All Others: Frozen Preferred
Methodology: Real-Time Polymerase Chain Reaction If submitting swab of vesicle fluid or scrapings, please order Herpes Simplex Virus DNA DetectR, test code #34257.






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