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9474: Herpes Simplex Virus DNA UltraQuant® Print View
Herpes Simplex Virus 1 DNA PCR  < 80  copies/mL 
Herpes Simplex Virus 2 DNA PCR  < 80  copies/mL 

PRIMARY
1 Whole Blood EDTA 10 (5) mL   Room Temperature - 4 Day(s)  
ALTERNATE
  Fluid   Refrigerated - 24 Hour(s)/Room Temperature - 24 Hour(s)/Frozen - 2 Month(s)  
  Plasma EDTA 2 (1) mL   Frozen - 2 Month(s)  
  Whole Blood ACD 10 (5) mL   Room Temperature - 4 Day(s)  

Rapid turnaround time. Quantitates Herpes Simplex Virus DNA down to 80 copies/mL to monitor viral load and therapeutic efficacy. Highly specific and readily differentiates serotypes I & II.

Do not freeze whole blood specimens. Fluid should be submitted frozen.
Ship within 24 hrs of collection.
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
If submitting CSF for this panel, please order Herpes Simplex Virus DNA UltraRapid, CSF, #9474C. If submitting tissue, swab of vesicle fluid or scrapings, please order Herpes Simplex Virus DNA DetectR, test code #7581.






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