Herpesvirus 6 (HHV-6) Antibody, IgM with Reflex to Titer by IFA

Sunquest Code:HHV6MS  
Epic Code:LAB6755Epic Name:HHV6 ABY IGM Screen
Synonyms:Herpesvirus Antibody by IFA
Methodology:Immunofluorescence assay
CPT Code:86790, 86790
Turnaround Time:Specimens are sent to reference laboratory Mon-Sat; results are reported within 1-8 days.
Special Instructions:Specimens positive for Cytomegalovirus and Adenovirus IgM may cause false reactive results. If HHV6 IgM is detected at 1:10. a titer will be added. Additional charges apply.

Analyte Specific Reagent. This test was developed and its performance characteristics determined by ARUP Laboratories. The U. S. Food and Drug Administration has not approved or cleared this test; however, the FDA has determined that such clearance or approval is not necessary.

Collection Instructions

Optimal Volume:1 mL
Minimum\Peds Volume:0.5 mL
Container:Red or gold (gel) (Red (no gel))

Processing and Shipping

Specimen Processing:Centrifuge and aliquot 0.5 mL, 0.15 mL minimum. Store in refrigerator.
Shipping Instructions:Ship at refrigerated temperature.
Test Performed at or Referral Lab Lab Sendouts  (ARUP)
Referral Lab number:2011420


Reference Range:Less than 1:10

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