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herpes simplex virus typing
Synonyms: HSV; Herpes; PCR; Genotype 
Computer Code: HSVG12
Specimen Collection: Endocervical or genital swab, lesion aspirate, conjunctival swab in viral transport, or 0.2mL CSF or vitreous fluid. 
Minimum Volume:  
Handling Instructions for Offsite Areas: Refrigerate. 
Reference Values: Negative  
Lab Code: MIC 
Requisition: MOL DIAG See Test Requisition 9
Test Frequency: Weekly 
Routine TAT: 7-10 days 
Stat TAT: NA 
CPT Code(s): 87529 
LCD or NCD:  
Methodology Used: 31,81
See Addendum XVII

Albany Medical Center
43 New Scotland Avenue
Albany, NY, 12208
Date: 11/23/2014
Time: 03:40:09 (24hr)