Herpes Simplex Virus DNA UltraRapid, CSF

Last Modified: 9/19/2019 9:25:05 AM

Medical Necessity Documentation:  
Client Notes:  
Patient Preparation:  
Specimen Requirements: 1.0 mL CSF in two (0.5 mL) sterile plastic containers
Collection Instructions:  
Minimum Volume: 0.3 mL CSF
Transport & Storage: Temperature/Stability: 48 hours Ambient
7 days Refrigerated
30 days months Frozen (Preferred)
Reference Range:
HSV 1, DNA, QN, PCR <100 copies/mL
HSV 2, DNA, QN, PCR <100 copies/mL
Critical Ranges:  
Test Comments:  
Methodology: PCR
Clinical Significance: The detection of HSV-1 and HSV-2 DNA is based upon the real-time amplification, detection and differentiation of specific HSV-1 and HSV-2 genomic DNA sequences by PCR from total DNA extracted from the specimen. The quantitative range of this assay is 100-2,000,000 copies/mL.
Custom Panel: No


Turn Around Time: 1 to 2 days
Days Performed: Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday
Sites Performed: Quest - Chantilly
PHL Test Code: HSVQN
EPIC Test Code: LAB3146
Send Out Test Code: 19502
Alternate Test Names: Herpes Simplex Virus, Type 1 and 2 DNA, Quantitati; HSV DNA Ultra Rapid CSF; HSV, 1 AND 2 DNA, QUANT PCR
Included Tests: Herpes Simplex Virus (HSV) 1 DNA; Herpes Simplex Virus (HSV) 2 DNA
CPT Coding: 87530 x 2

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