Days Set Up
Daily
Analytic Time

14 days

MiChart Code
HSV Culture from Neonates
Soft Order Code
MHSVC

Test Updated:

Synonyms

MHSVC
Culture, Herpes simplex only
Herpes simplex shell vial
HSV Culture
HSV1D
HSV2D
HSVCULT
SV1HSV
Viral Culture, Herpes simplex only
CULTURE FOR HERPES SIMPLEX
Herpes simplex Culture from Neonates

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Test Overview

Test Methodology

Virus Culture by Shell-Vial

Test Usage

Aid in the diagnosis of congenital herpes simplex virus (HSV) infection through the recovery of HSV using viral culture (shell-vial) for patients younger than 35 days in age.

Reference Range

No virus isolated.

* Reference ranges may change over time. Please refer to the original patient report when evaluating results.

Specimen Requirements

Normal Volume
1 swab
Minimum Volume
1 swab

Billing Information

CPT Code
87254 x2
Pro Fee Code
 
Insurance Auth Info
 
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As the reference laboratory division of Michigan Medicine's Department of Pathology, MLabs shares the institution's commitment to applying established quality principles to clinical laboratory testing. Like other large organizations in complex, consequential fields, we rely on an established approach to monitor quality throughout the testing process.