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Test ID: HHV8    
Human Herpesvirus-8 Antibody, IgG, Serum

Secondary ID A test code used for billing and in test definitions created prior to November 2011


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

Assessment of serostatus of organ transplant patients to Human Herpesvirus-8 before a procedure to evaluate risk for transmission of virus and subsequent development of Kaposi's sarcoma

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

Immunofluorescence Assay (IFA)

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

Human Herpesvirus-8, Ab, IgG, S

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

Human Herpes Virus 8 (HHV-8)
Kaposi's Sarcoma