Herpes, Syphilis and HIV are some of the most common Sexually transmitted diseases and often times can be left undiagnosed which can lead to serious complications.
1. HSV TYPE 1/2, IGM W/RF - aka Herpes
If HSV 1 IgM screen is positive, HSV 1 IgM Titer will be performed at an additional charge (CPT code(s): 86695). If HSV 2 IgM Screen is positive, HSV 2 IgM Titer will be performed at an additional charge (CPT code(s): 86696).
Immunofluorescence Assay (IFA)
HSV IgM is detectable in serum from >90% of patients with primary HSV infection; However, HSV IgM is also found in 30% of patients with reactivated HSV.
Herpes Simplex Virus Serum,Herpes 1/2 IgM, Serum
If RPR Screen is reactive, RPR titer will be performed at an additional charge (CPT code(s): 86593).
False-positive results have been associated in patients with infections, pregnancy, autoimmune disease, old age, Gaucher disease, and malignancy.
This is a non-treponemal screening test for syphilis. False positive results may occur due to systemic lupus erythematosus, leprosy, brucellosis, atypical pneumonia, typhus, yaws, pinta, or pregnancy. Monitoring of RPR is helpful in assessing effectiveness of therapy.
3. HIV 1/2 AG/AB, 4 W/ RFL
If HIV Antigen and Antibody, 4th Generation Screen is Repeatedly Reactive, HIV-1/2 Antibody Differentiation will be performed at an additional charge (CPT code(s): 86701, 86702). If HIV-1/2 Antibody Differentiation is Indeterminate or Negative, HIV-1 RNA, Qualitative, TMA will be performed at an additional charge (CPT code(s): 87535).
HIV Ag/Ab, 4th Generation
This 4th generation HIV Ag/Ab Combo assay is intended to be used as an aid in the diagnosis of HIV1/HIV2 infection, including acute or primary HIV-1 infection.