Herpes simplex virus (HSV) I & II by IHC [tissue block]

Alphabetical Test listing

Herpes simplex virus (HSV) I & II by IHC [tissue block]-12376 - Technical only, 12379 - Technical & interpretation

  
Herpes simplex virus (HSV) I & II by IHC [tissue block]
  
12376 - Technical only, 12379 - Technical & interpretation
  
LAB12376
LAB12379
  
HSV I & II
  
  • All IHC stains will include a positive control tissue
  

HSV is useful in identifying infection by HSV I and II

  
Tissue
  

Submit a formalin-fixed, paraffin-embedded (FFPE) tissue block

  

Formalin-fixed, paraffin-embedded (FFPE) tissue block

  

FFPE tissue section mounted on a charged, unstained slide

  

Ambient (preferred)

  
  • Unlabeled/mislabeled block
  • Insufficient tissue
  • Slides broken beyond repair
  
AHL - Immunohistochemistry
  
Mo - Fr
  
1 - 2 days
  

Immunohistochemical staining and microscopic examination

  

If requested, an interpretive report will be provided

  

Specifications

  • Anti - HSV identifies glycoproteins specifically found in HSV infected tissue
  • This antibody identifies both HSV types I and II, and does not allow the distinction between the two types

Staining pattern

  • Intra-nuclear and cytoplasmic staining

References:

  1. Nikkels AF et al: Comparative IHC study of HSV and varicella zoster infections. Virchows Arch A Pathol Anat. Histopathol 1993; 422:121-126.
  
88342 - 1st stain
88341 - each additional stain
  
07/03/2017
  
10/18/2019
  
10/02/2020