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25244 Herpes Simplex and Varicella Zoster NAT Panel

Herpes Simplex and Varicella Zoster NAT Panel
Test Code: HSVZVP
Synonyms/Keywords
​HSV abnd VZV by PCR, Derm panel
Test Components
​HS12PCR, VZVPCR
Useful For
​To determine the etiology of skin lesions suspected of being caused by Herpes simplex or Varicella zoster viruses.
Specimen Requirements
Fasting Required Specimen Type Preferred Container/Tube Acceptable Container/Tube Specimen Volume Specimen Minimum Volume
(allows for 1 repeat)
Pediatric Minimum Volume
(no repeat)
​No ​Swab - skin lesions ​Viral transport media BD UVT, Remel M4, Remel M4RT, Remel M5, Remel M6 or ​UTM ​1.0 mL ​0.5 mL ​0.2 mL
Specimen Stability Information
Specimen Type Temperature Time
​Swab ​Refrigerate ​7 days
Rejection Criteria

Specimens stored at Room Temperature

Frozen Swabs

Performing Laboratory Information
Performing Location Day(s) Test Performed Analytical Time Methodology/Instrumentation
​Molecular Pathology ​Monday through Friday
6-8 hours*
Real time PCR​
​ ​ *Testing performed once/day.
Sample must be received in the lab by 0400 to be tested same day. ​ ​
Test Information
This test was developed and its performance characteristics determined by Marshfield Labs.  It has not been cleared or approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.  The FDA has determined that such clearance or approval is not necessary.  This test is for clinical purposes.  It should not be regarded as investigational or for research.  This laboratory is certified under the Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendments (CLIA) as qualified to perform high complexity clinical testing.
Reference Range Information
Interpretive report
Outreach CPTs
CPT Modifier
(if needed)
Quantity Description Comments
​87529 ​1 ​HSV
​87798 ​1 ​VZV
Classification
This test was developed and its performance characteristics determined by Marshfield Labs.  It has not been cleared or approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.  The FDA has determined that such clearance or approval is not necessary.  This test is for clinical purposes.  It should not be regarded as investigational or for research.  This laboratory is certified under the Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendments (CLIA) as qualified to perform high complexity clinical testing.
Synonyms/Keywords
​HSV abnd VZV by PCR, Derm panel
Test Components
​HS12PCR, VZVPCR
Ordering Applications
Ordering Application Description
​Centricity ​None
​Cerner ​Herpes Simplex and Varicella Zoster NAT Panel
If the ordering application you are looking for is not listed, contact your local laboratory for assistance.
Specimen Requirements
Fasting Required Specimen Type Preferred Container/Tube Acceptable Container/Tube Specimen Volume Specimen Minimum Volume
(allows for 1 repeat)
Pediatric Minimum Volume
(no repeat)
​No ​Swab - skin lesions ​Viral transport media BD UVT, Remel M4, Remel M4RT, Remel M5, Remel M6 or ​UTM ​1.0 mL ​0.5 mL ​0.2 mL
Specimen Stability Information
Specimen Type Temperature Time
​Swab ​Refrigerate ​7 days
Rejection Criteria

Specimens stored at Room Temperature

Frozen Swabs

Useful For
​To determine the etiology of skin lesions suspected of being caused by Herpes simplex or Varicella zoster viruses.
Test Components
​HS12PCR, VZVPCR
Reference Range Information
Interpretive report
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Performing Laboratory Information
Performing Location Day(s) Test Performed Analytical Time Methodology/Instrumentation
​Molecular Pathology ​Monday through Friday
6-8 hours*
Real time PCR​
​ ​ *Testing performed once/day.
Sample must be received in the lab by 0400 to be tested same day. ​ ​
For billing questions, see Contacts
Outreach CPTs
CPT Modifier
(if needed)
Quantity Description Comments
​87529 ​1 ​HSV
​87798 ​1 ​VZV
Classification
This test was developed and its performance characteristics determined by Marshfield Labs.  It has not been cleared or approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.  The FDA has determined that such clearance or approval is not necessary.  This test is for clinical purposes.  It should not be regarded as investigational or for research.  This laboratory is certified under the Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendments (CLIA) as qualified to perform high complexity clinical testing.
For most current information refer to the Marshfield Laboratory online reference manual.