HERPES SIMPLEX VIRUS TYPE 1&2 NONSPECIFIC IGM, CSF

Code
000.0000
Name
HERPES SIMPLEX VIRUS TYPE 1&2 NONSPECIFIC IGM, CSF
Category
None
Department
Send-Out
Start Date
Expiration Date
Synonyms
CPT Codes
86694
Site
SBMF
Reference Test
44667
ATLAS Test Code

Specimen Information

Type

CSF

Volume

0.5 ml

Transport Info

Refrigerated

Fasting Required?
False
Patient Instructions

Reference Range

0.89 IV or less: Negative - No significant level of detectable HSV IgM antibody.
0.90-1.09 IV: Equivocal - Questionable presence of IgM antibodies. Repeat testing in 10-14 days may be helpful.
1.10 IV or greater: Positive - IgM antibody to HSV detected, which may indicate a current or recent infection. However, low levels of IgM antibodies may occasionally persist for more than 12 months post-infection.

Methodology

Enzyme-Linked Immunosorbent Assay

Clinical Significance

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