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Test Name

Herpes Simplex Virus 1/2 Antibody (IgM), IFA with Reflex to Titer, Serum

CPT Code(s)

86695, 86696

Includes

If HSV 1 IgM screen is positive, HSV 1 IgM Titer will be performed at an additional charge (CPT code(s): 86695).
If HSV 2 IgM Screen is positive, HSV 2 IgM Titer will be performed at an additional charge (CPT code(s): 86696).

Methodology

Immunofluorescence Assay (IFA)

Reference Range(s)

HSV 1 IgM Screen Negative
HSV 2 IgM Screen Negative

Clinical Significance

HSV IgM is detectable in serum from >90% of patients with primary HSV infection; However, HSV IgM is also found in 30% of patients with reactivated HSV.

Alternative Name(s)

Herpes Simplex Virus Serum,Herpes 1/2 IgM, Serum

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Reference ranges are provided as general guidance only. To interpret test results use the reference range in the laboratory report.

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