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Herpes Simplex Virus Type 2 (HSV-2) IgG Inhibition, by ELISA
2012135
Ordering Recommendation

Not a first-line test for herpes simplex virus (HSV) 2 typing.

Mnemonic
HSV2 INHIB
Methodology
Semi-Quantitative Enzyme-Linked Immunosorbent Assay
Performed
Varies
Reported
3-8 days
New York DOH Approval Status
This test is New York DOH approved.
Submit With Order
ARUP Consult®
Disease Topics
Specimen Required
Patient Preparation
 
Collect
Plain red or serum separator tube (SST). 
Specimen Preparation
Transfer 1 mL serum to an ARUP Standard Transport Tube. (Min: 0.5 mL) 
Storage/Transport Temperature
Refrigerated. Also acceptable: Room temperature or frozen. 
Unacceptable Conditions
 
Remarks
 
Stability
Ambient: 1 week; Refrigerated: 2 weeks; Frozen: 1 month 
Reference Interval
By report
Interpretive Data


Note
Inhibition studies are not performed on specimens with equivocal or negative results.
Components
Component Test Code*Component Chart NameLOINC
2012136HSV-2 IgG Screening Index5209-2
2012137HSV-2 IgG Inhibition Percent
2012138HSV-2 IgG Inhibition Interpretation
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Aliases

Performed at Quest Diagnostics Infectious Disease Inc.