Test Catalog

Test ID: HSVC    
Herpes Simplex Virus (HSV), Molecular Detection, PCR, Spinal Fluid

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

Aids in the rapid diagnosis of herpes simplex virus (HSV)-1 and HSV-2 infections of the central nervous system



Testing Algorithm Delineates situations when tests are added to the initial order. This includes reflex and additional tests.

See Meningitis/Encephalitis Panel Algorithm in Special Instructions.

Special Instructions Library of PDFs including pertinent information and forms related to the test

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

Real-Time Polymerase Chain Reaction (RT-PCR)

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

Herpes Simplex Virus, PCR, CSF

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

Herpes simplex