VHSV - Overview: Herpes Simplex Virus (HSV), Culture From Neonates

Test Catalog

Test Name

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 through the recovery of HSV using viral culture (shell-vial)

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

Virus Culture by Shell-Vial

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


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

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