Test Catalog

Test ID: VHSV    
Herpes Simplex Virus (HSV), Culture From Neonates

Useful For Suggests clinical disorders or settings where the test may be helpful

An aid in the diagnosis of congenital herpes simplex virus (HSV) infection in patients younger than 35 days old through the recovery of HSV using viral culture (shell-vial)

Reflex Tests Lists tests that may or may not be performed, at an additional charge, depending on the result and interpretation of the initial tests.

Test IDReporting NameAvailable SeparatelyAlways Performed
VID2Additional Testing Virus IdentNo, (Bill Only)No

Method Name A short description of the method used to perform the test

Virus Culture by Shell-Vial

NY State Available Indicates the status of NY State approval and if the test is orderable for NY State clients.


Reporting Name Lists a shorter or abbreviated version of the Published Name for a test

HSV Culture from Neonates

Aliases Lists additional common names for a test, as an aid in searching

Herpes 1 and 2 (Culture)
Herpes or Herpes Simplex Virus Culture
Viral Isolation