Herpesvirus 6 (HHV-6) Antibody, IgG
0065288
 
Ordering Recommendation
Mnemonic
HHV6 IGG
Methodology
Semi-Quantitative Enzyme-Linked Immunosorbent Assay
Performed
Tue, Thu
Reported
1-6 days
New York DOH Approval Status
Specimens from New York clients will be sent out to a New York DOH approved laboratory.
Specimen Required
Patient Preparation
 
Collect
Serum separator tube or plain red.  
Specimen Preparation
Transfer 1 mL serum to an ARUP Standard Transport Tube. (Min: 0.1 mL) Parallel testing is preferred and convalescent specimens must be received within 30 days from receipt of the acute specimens. Mark specimens plainly as "acute" or "convalescent."  
Storage/Transport Temperature
Refrigerated.  
Unacceptable Conditions
Contaminated, heat-inactivated, hemolyzed, or lipemic specimens.  
Remarks
 
Stability
After separation from cells: Ambient: 48 hours; Refrigerated: 2 weeks; Frozen: 1 year  
Reference Interval
0.89 IV or less: Negative - No significant level of detectable HHV-6 IgG antibody.
0.90-1.10 IV: Equivocal - Questionable presence of HHV-6 IgG antibody. Repeat testing in 10-14 days may be helpful.
1.11 IV or greater: Positive - IgG antibody to HHV-6 detected, which may indicate current or past infection.
Interpretive Data
The best evidence for current infection is a significant change on two appropriately timed specimens, where both tests are done in the same laboratory at the same time.

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Note
CPT Code(s)
86790
Components
Component Test Code*Component Chart Name
0065288Herpesvirus 6 (HHV-6) Ab, IgG
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Cross References
  • HHV6 Ab IgG
  • HHV6 IgG