Test Overview
Test Methodology

PCR

Reference Range *

Negative

Test Details
Days Set Up
Monday - Saturday
Analytic Time

2 - 4 days

Soft Order Code
HERPB
MiChart Code
HSV DNA by PCR, Qualitative, whole blood (Mayo)
Synonyms
  • Herpes Simplex Virus 1 and 2, Qualitative PCR, Blood
Laboratory
Sendout
Reference Laboratory
Mayo HERPB
Section
Special Testing
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
Additional Information

Test performed by Mayo Clinic Laboratories.

Billing
CPT Code
87529 x2
Fee Code
AA327 x2
NY State Approved
No