Central nervous system (CNS) infections require prompt diagnosis, as the clinical condition progresses rapidly and may lead to severe permanent sequelae or death. The causative agents include viruses, bacteria, fungi, and parasites. 

human cytomegalovirus; Epstein-Barr virus; human adenovirus; herpes simplex viruses 1 and 2; varicella zoster virus; enterovirus; human parechovirus; human herpesviruses 6 and 7; human parvovirus B19 


This test is for use with nucleic acid from CSF and blood.