HSVI & HSVII (Herpes Simplex 1 and 2) pin


HSVI & HSVII (Herpes Simplex 1 and 2)

Alternate Test Names:
Herpes Simplex 1 (HSV1); Herpes Simplex 2 (HSV2)

Methodology: IHC

Clinical Significance:
Identifies Herpes simplex viruses I and II-infected cells.

Subcellular Localization: Nuclear and cytoplasmic


Disease State: Identification of Organisms

CPT Code(s): 88342 or 88341

Turnaround Time: Within 1-2 business days of receipt

Schedule: Monday - Friday

Specimen Requirements:
• Formalin-fixed, paraffin-embedded (FFPE) tissue block or cell block - OR -
• 1 unstained slide for each test requested plus 3-4 additional unstained slides cut at 4µm

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