Days Set Up
Monday - Saturday
Analytic Time

2 - 4 days

MiChart Code
HSV DNA by PCR, Qualitative, whole blood (Mayo)
Soft Order Code

Test Updated:


Herpes Simplex Virus 1 and 2, Qualitative PCR, Blood

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Find a Requisition

All specimens should be accompanied by a requisition.

Submitting Specimens

Learn about how to properly label and where to ship specimens.

Order Kits and Supplies

MLabs provides all the supplies necessary for the collection of specimens.

Test FAQ

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Test Overview

Test Methodology


Test Usage
Reference Range


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

Specimen Requirements

Collection Instructions

Collect specimen in a lavender top (EDTA) tube. Send intact whole blood refrigerated.

Lavender Top Tube
Normal Volume
1 mL EDTA whole blood
Minimum Volume
0.3 mL EDTA whole blood

Billing Information

CPT Code
87529 x2
Pro Fee Code
Insurance Auth Info

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Our High Standard

Quality that sets us apart

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.