Herpesvirus 6 (HHV-6) Antibody, IgG


Sunquest Code:HV6ABG  
Epic Code:LAB6766Epic Name:Herpesvirus 6 ABY IGG
Methodology:Indirect fluorescent antibody
CPT Code:86790
Turnaround Time:Specimens are sent to reference laboratory Mon-Sat; results are reported within 4-7 days.


Collection Instructions

Specimen:Blood
Optimal Volume:1.2 mL
Minimum\Peds Volume:0.4 mL
Container:Red or gold (gel) (Red (no gel))


Processing and Shipping

Specimen Processing:Centrifuge and aliquot 0.5 mL, 0.1 mL minimum. Store in refrigerator.
Shipping Instructions:Ship at refrigerated temperature.
Test Performed at or Referral Lab Lab Sendouts  (ARUP)
Referral Lab number:2013423


Interpretive

Reference Range:

By report.

 

Use:The best evidence for current infection is a significant change in two appropriately timed specimens, where both tests are done in the same laboratory at the same time.


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