Test Overview
Test Methodology

PCR

Reference Range *

Negative

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

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
Test Updated
Update Type
Test Down or Delayed
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
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