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

PRIMARY
1 CSF 2 (0.5) mL   Refrigerated - 7 Day(s)/Room Temperature - 48 Hour(s)/Frozen - 2 Month(s)  
ALTERNATE

Quantitates Herpes simplex virus DNA down to 80 copies/mL in CSF to monitor viral load and therapeutic efficacy. Highly specific and readily differentiates serotypes I & II. Replaces brain biopsy as gold standard in HSE diagnosis. Rapid 24 hour turnaround time.

Split specimen into 2 plastic vials and ship frozen on dry
ice by overnight courier.
Setup Schedule
Sunday-Saturday

Reported (Analytical Time)
Same 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
This test is not approved for the testing of patient samples from New York State.






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