HERPES SIMPLEX VIRUS TYPE 1&2 NONSPECIFIC IGM, CSF
- HERPES SIMPLEX VIRUS TYPE 1&2 NONSPECIFIC IGM, CSF
- Start Date
- Expiration Date
- CPT Codes
- Reference Test
- Transport Info
- Fasting Required?
- 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.
Enzyme-Linked Immunosorbent Assay