Can be used in conjunction with Herpesvirus 6 Antibody, IgM by IFA, Serum (3001284) for diagnosis of HHV-6 disease in immunocompromised adults. Consider Human Herpesvirus 6 (HHV-6A and HHV-6B) by Quantitative PCR (0060071) as an alternative, especially in cases of suspected meningitis.
Quantitative Indirect Fluorescent Antibody
New York DOH Approval Status
This test is New York DOH approved.
Plain Red or Serum Separator Tube (SST).
Transfer 0.5 mL serum to an ARUP Standard Transport Tube. (Min: 0.1 mL)
Refrigerated. Also acceptable: Room Temperature or Frozen.
Ambient: 1 week; Refrigerated: 2 weeks; Frozen: 1 month
No compliance statements are in use for this test.
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Herpesvirus 6 Antibody, IgG
Quest Diagnostics Infectious Disease Inc.