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HSV 1 & 2 IgM
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Information

HSV types 1 and 2 produce infections that are expressed in various clinical manifestations ranging from mild stomatitis to disseminated and fatal disease. The more common clinical conditions include gingivostomatitis, keratitis, encephalitis, vesicular skin eruptions, aseptic meningitis, neonatal herpes, genital tract infections, and disseminated primary infection.

Methodology
IFA
Specimen Required

SST, Serum. Volume 1 (0.5) mL. Stability: Ambient – 48 Hours, Refrigerated – 14 Days, Frozen – 2 Months

CPT Code(s)
86695, 86696