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HERPES SIMPLEX VIRUS 1 AND 2, PCR

Test Name  HERPES SIMPLEX VIRUS 1 AND 2, PCR 
Mnemonic  HSV 
Lab Order Code   
CPT   87529 
Department  Send-Out 
Container  STERILE LEAK PROOF CONTAINER 
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Handling  1 ML CSF IN STERILE LEAK PROOF CONTAINER ONLY; CSF: COLLECT IN A STERILE CONTAINER AND STORE REFRIGERATED OR FROZEN. SWAB IN M4 OR V-C-M TRANSPORT MEDIUM. SWAB (DRY OR IN TRANSPORT MEDIA): STORE REFRIGERATED/FROZEN SERUM: COLLECT BLOOD IN STERILE TUBES WITH NO ANTICOAGULANTS; SERUM SEPARATOR (SST) ARE RECOMMENDED. ALLOW BLOOD TO CLOT AT ROOM TEMPERATURE AND SEPARATE SERUM FROM CELLS WITHIN 2 HOURS OF COLLECTION. TRANSFER SERUM TO STERILE, PLASTIC SCREW-CAPPED ALIQUOT TUBES AND STORE REFRIGERATED OR FROZEN. PLASMA:EDTA (LAVENDER-TOP) OR ACD SOLUTION B (YELLOW-TOP) WHOLE BLOOD: EDTA (LAVENDER-TOP) OR ACD SOLUTION B (YELLOW- TOP), 0.3 ML, REFRIGERATED (COLD PACKS) 
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Component  HSV 1 DNA, HSV 2 DNA 
Methodology  REAL-TIME POLYMERASE CHAIN REACTION (RT-PCR) LABORATORY DEVELOPED TEST (LDT) THIS TEST WAS DEVELOPED AND ITS PERFORMANCE CHARACTERISTICS HAVE BEEN DETERMINED BY FOCUS DIAGNOSTICS. PERFORMANCE CHARACTERISTICS REFER TO THE ANALYTICAL PERFORMANCE OF THE TE 
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Required Information  INCLUDE SOURCE  
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Note  Set-Up: MONDAY - FRIDAY 
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Referred Lab  XE~FOCUS DIAGNOSTICS, INC~5785 CORPORATE AVENUE~~CYPRESS~CA~90630-4753~JAY M LIEBERMAN,MD 
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