HHV6 - Overview: Human Herpesvirus-6, Molecular Detection, PCR, Plasma

Test Catalog

Test Name

Test ID: HHV6    
Human Herpesvirus-6, Molecular Detection, PCR, Plasma

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

As an adjunct in the rapid diagnosis of human herpesvirus-6 infection in plasma specimens

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

Real-Time Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR)/DNA Probe Hybridization

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


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

Exanthem Subitum
Herpes Virus-6
HHV-6 (Human Herpes Virus-6)
Human Herpes Virus-6 (HHV-6)
Roseola Infantum