Human Herpes virus 6 (HHV-6), PCR

Alphabetical Test listing

Human Herpes virus 6 (HHV-6), PCR-13391

  
Human Herpes virus 6 (HHV-6), PCR
  
13391
  
LAB13391
  
HHV6
  
HHV-6 DNA PCR
Human Herpes virus type 6 DNA PCR
  

An aid in the diagnosis of infection with human herpes virus 6 (HHV-6)

  
Cerebrospinal fluid (CSF)
  

Sterile vial

  
1.0 mL
  
0.2 mL
  

Sterile vial

 

  
EDTA whole blood
ACD whole blood
  

Lavender (EDTA), 4mL

Yellow ACD (A or B)

 

  

Lavender (EDTA), 4mL

Yellow ACD (A or B)

 

  

Cerebrospinal fluid (CSF):
Ambient (preferred) - 7 days
Refrigerated 7 days
Frozen - 90 days

Whole blood:
Ambient (preferred) - 7 days
Refrigerated 7 days
Frozen - NO

  
  • PCR testing cannot be added on to a sample that has been opened and/or used for other testing. If the sample has already been used for testing, a new specimen will need to be collected.
  
LabCorp Burlington (138479): R-LC
  
3 days/wk
  
3 - 4 days
  

Real-time polymerase chain reaction (PCR)

  

Negative

  
87532
  
Result 38348-9
  
04/08/2019
  
02/19/2020
  
02/23/2021