Herpesvirus-6 Human IgG and IgM Antibodies

Last Modified: 4/10/2020 7:41:36 AM


Medical Necessity Documentation:  
Client Notes:  
Patient Preparation:  
Specimen Requirements:

1.0 mL Serum from a Red Top Tube in a Plastic Vial 

Collection Instructions:  
Minimum Volume: 0.1 mL Serum
Transport & Storage: Temperature/Stability: 7 days Ambient
14 days Refrigerated (Preferred)
30 days Frozen
Reference Range: Herpesvirus 6 Ab (IgG)
<1:10 titer Antibody not detected
≥1:10 titer Antibody detected

Herpesvirus 6 Ab (IgM)
<1:20 titer Antibody not detected
≥1:20 titer Antibody detected
Critical Ranges:  
Test Comments:  
Methodology: IFA
Clinical Significance: Aid in the diagnosis of infection/exposure to roseola infantum; may be useful in the diagnosis of chronic fatigue syndrome
Documentation:  
Custom Panel: No

PRODUCTION SCHEDULE

Turn Around Time: 2 to 4 days
Days Performed: Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday
Sites Performed: Quest Diagnostic Infectious Disease
PHL Test Code: HER6
EPIC Test Code: IMO99
Send Out Test Code: 34282
Alternate Test Names: HHV 6 IgG and IgM
Included Tests: Herpesvirus-6 Human IgG Antibodies; Herpesvirus-6 Human IgM Antibodies
CPT Coding: 86790 x 2

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