84510: Herpes Virus-6, IgG Antibodies

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Alias Names: HHV 6 / Human Antibodies / Herpesvirus-6 / HV6
Methodology: Indirect Fluorescent Antibody (IFA)
Edit Date: 10/29/2010
Performed: Tuesday-Saturday
Released: Within 24 hours after setup at PeaceHealth Laboratories’ reference lab.
CPT Code: 86790-90
Specimen Collection Details
Collection: One 7.5 mL serum separator tube (SST). Also acceptable: One 6 mL yellow top tube (ACD), one 4 mL lavender top tube (EDTA), or one 4 mL green top tube (heparin).
Handling: Allow to clot, centrifuge and separate serum or plasma into a plastic vial.
Stability: 48 hours ambient, 7 days refrigerated, or 2 months frozen.
Standard Volume: 1 mL serum or plasma
Minimum Volume: 0.5 mL serum or plasma
Transport: Refrigerated.
Comments: Paired testing of acute and convalescent specimens is recommended.

Aid in the diagnosis of past infection/exposure to roseola infantum; may be useful in the diagnosis of chronic fatigue syndrome.

Reference Range:
<1:80 titer

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