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Test ID: LHSV    
Herpes Simplex Virus (HSV), Molecular Detection, PCR

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


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

Aiding in the rapid diagnosis of herpes simplex virus (HSV) infections, including qualitative detection of HSV DNA in cerebrospinal fluid and other (non-blood) clinical specimens


Qualitative detection of HSV DNA

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

Real-Time Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR)/DNA Probe Hybridization
(PCR is utilized pursuant to a license agreement with Roche Molecular Systems, Inc.)

Reporting Name A shorter/abbreviated version of the Published Name for a test; an abbreviated test name

Herpes Simplex Virus PCR

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

Herpes Simplex Virus Detection by Real-Time PCR
HSV (Herpes Simplex Virus) by PCR (Polymerase Chain Reaction)
HSV Detection by Real-Time PCR
LightCycler HSV