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Test Code HSVG Herpes simplex IgG (HSV IgG) Virus 1/2

Specimen Requirements

Specimen Type: Serum
Container/Tube:  Red Top
Volume:  6.0mL blood
Minimum Volume: 0.5mL serum
Collection Instructions: Allow specimen to clot for 30 minutes and centrifuge within 2 hours

Sample Stability

** Preferred temperatures for storage prior to and during shipping to NUH **

 

Specimen Type:  Serum
Ambient:  2 days
Refrigerate:  2 weeks
Frozen:  1 year

 

Reference Interval

Non-Reactive

Days and Times Performed

Monday, TAT 2-8 days

Methodology

Western Blot

Service Code

0033121

Update

last updated 26/02/2022

Unacceptable Condition

Haemolysis:  NA
Icterus: NA
Lipaemic: NA
Others:  NA

 

Testing Laboratory

National University Hospital

Clinical Chemistry, 67724346

Useful For

Diagnosis of Herpes simplex infection

Alias

HSVG, Herpes Simplex Antibodies IgG,
HSV Types 1 and 2 Ab IgG