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90851: Herpes Simplex Virus 1/2 Antibody (IgM), IFA with Reflex to Titer, CSF Print View
HSV 1 IgM Screen IFA     
HSV 2 IgM Screen IFA     

PRIMARY
1 CSF 1 (0.2) mL   Room Temperature - 7 Day(s)/Refrigerated - 14 Day(s)/Frozen - 30 Day(s)  
ALTERNATE

Detection of HSV IgM in CSF may aid in the diagnosis of encephalitis caused by HSV.
Setup Schedule
Monday-Saturday

Reported (Analytical Time)
Same day

CPT Codes
86695,86696

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
Methodology: Immunofluorescence Assay Transport Temperature: Room temperature Additional Information: If HSV 1 IgM screen is Positive, HSV 1 IgM Titer will be performed at an additional charge (CPT code: 86695). If HSV 2 IgM Screen is Positive, HSV 2 IgM Titer will be performed at an additional charge (CPT code: 86696).






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