Herpes simplex virus (HSV) 1 & 2 qPCR, BAL

Alphabetical Test listing

Herpes simplex virus (HSV) 1 & 2 qPCR, BAL-994

  
Herpes simplex virus (HSV) 1 & 2 qPCR, BAL
  
994
  
LAB994
  
MSO
  
HSV
  
  • HSV 1
  • HSV 2
  
Bronchoalveolar lavage (BAL)
  

Sterile vial/container

  
2.0 mL
  
0.5 mL
  

Collection specimen in a sterile, leak-proof container

  

Transfer 2.0 mL BAL (minimum 0.5mL) to a Sterile screw cap vial/tube - 15mL (LabCorp) and freeze

 

  

Sterile screw cap vial/tube - 15mL (LabCorp)

  

Frozen (strict) – 30 days

Specimen must remain frozen until received in lab.

Refrigerated – NO

Ambient – NO

  
  • Specimens beyond their acceptable length of time from collection as listed in the specimen handling
  • Specimens received in trap containers
  • Specimen types other than those listed
  
Viracor (8509) via LabCorp (818779): R-NX
  
Mo - Sa
  
1 - 2 days from receipt
  

Real-time, Quantitative PCR (RT-PCR)

  

Assay Range:

HSV 1 - 58 copies/mL - 1x108 copies/mL

HSV 2 - 248 copies/mL - 1x108 copies/mL

  
87530 x 2
  
11/25/2020
  
11/25/2020