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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 RT-PCR  < 100  copies/mL 
HSV-2 DNA, QN PCR RT-PCR  < 100  copies/mL 

PRIMARY
1 Amniotic Fluid 1 (0.3) mL   Frozen - 30 Day(s)/Refrigerated - 7 Day(s)/Room Temperature - 48 Hour(s)  
2 Serum 1 (0.3) mL   Refrigerated - 7 Day(s)/Frozen - 30 Day(s)/Room Temperature - 48 Hour(s)  
3 Plasma EDTA 1 (0.3) mL   Refrigerated - 7 Day(s)/Frozen - 30 Day(s)/Room Temperature - 48 Hour(s)  
4 Whole Blood ACD 1 (0.3) mL   Refrigerated - 7 Day(s)/Room Temperature - 48 Hour(s)  
5 Whole Blood EDTA 1 (0.3) mL   Refrigerated - 7 Day(s)/Room Temperature - 48 Hour(s)  
6 CSF 1 (0.3) mL   Frozen - 30 Day(s)/Room Temperature - 48 Hour(s)/Refrigerated - 7 Day(s)  
7 Fluid Vitreous 1 (0.3) mL   Room Temperature - 48 Hour(s)/Refrigerated - 7 Day(s)/Frozen - 30 Day(s)  
8 Fluid Pericardial 1 (0.3) mL   Refrigerated - 7 Day(s)/Room Temperature - 48 Hour(s)/Frozen - 30 Day(s)  
9 Fluid Pleural 1 (0.3) mL   Room Temperature - 48 Hour(s)/Frozen - 30 Day(s)/Refrigerated - 7 Day(s)  
10 Plasma ACD 1 (0.3) mL   Room Temperature - 48 Hour(s)/Frozen - 30 Day(s)/Refrigerated - 7 Day(s)  
ALTERNATE

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
Transport Temperature:
Whole Blood: Refrigerated Preferred
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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