HERPESVIRUS 6 (HHV-6) IgG, IgM ANTIBODIES

Test Documentation
Specimen Required
Draw blood in a SST. Centrifuge, separate and send 1.0 mL serum (0.5 mL minimum) refrigerated in a screw-capped plastic vial.

Alternate Specimen
Serum: Red-top

Methodology
Immunofluorescence Assay

Stability
Room Temperature: 7 days; Refrigerated: 14 days; Frozen: 30 days

Reference Range
IgG:   <1:10  
IgM:   <1:20  

Performed
Monday-Friday

Turnaround Time4-6 days
Test CodeHV6P
CPT-4 Code (s)
86790 x 2
LOINC Codes
IgM   25417-7  
IgG   25416-9  
Interpretation   51730-0  

Warde
Medical
Laboratory