Herpesvirus-6 Human IgG and IgM Antibodies

Last Modified: 3/27/2019 3:39:41 PM

Medical Necessity Documentation:  
Client Notes:  
Patient Preparation:  
Specimen Requirements: 1.0 mL Serum in a SST Gold Top Tube
Collection Instructions:  
Minimum Volume: 0.5 mL
Transport & Storage: Temperature/Stability: 48 hours Ambient
7 days Refrigerated (Preferred)
2 months Frozen
Reference Range: Herpesvirus-6 Human IgG Antibodies: < 1:80 Titer
Herpesvirus-6 Human IgM Antibodies: < 1:40 Titer
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
Custom Panel: No


Turn Around Time: 3 to 6 days
Days Performed: Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday
Sites Performed: Quest - Valencia
PHL Test Code: HER6
EPIC Test Code: IMO99
Send Out Test Code: 7776
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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