Herpesvirus 6 (HHV-6) Antibody, IgG

Abbrev Code:HV6ABG   
Order Code:LAB6766Order Name:Herpesvirus 6 ABY IGG
Methodology:Indirect fluorescent antibody
CPT Codes: 86790 x1
Turnaround Time:Specimens are sent to reference laboratory Mon-Sat; results are reported within 4-7 days.

Collection Instructions

Optimal Volume:1.2 mL
Minimum\Peds Volume:0.4 mL
Container:Red or gold (gel)
Alternate Containers: 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.
Stability:Stability: 1 week at room temperature, 2 weeks refrigerated; 1 month frozen.
Test Performed at or Referral Lab Lab Sendouts  (ARUP)
Referral Lab number:2013423


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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