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HEP B VIRUS DNA ULTRA QUANT RT-PCR

Test Number:
  • 0056025
Test Alias:
  • HBV
Preferred Specimen:
  • PLASMA
Container Type:
  • EDTA/LAV OR PPT POTASSIUM (WHITE TOP)
Alternative Specimen:
  • SERUM FROM A SST
Volume:
  • 3 ML
Collection Instructions:
  • Plasma: Separate plasma from whole blood (EDTA tube) within 24 hours from the time of collection. Serum: Separate serum from a serum separator tube within 24 hours from the time of collection.
Transport Temperature:
  • FROZEN
Specimen Stability:
  • Room temperature: 72 hours
  • Refrigerated: 7 days
  • Frozen: 42 days
Methodology:
  • Real-Time Polymerase Chain Reaction
CPT Code:
  • 87517
Reject Criteria:
  • Unspun whole blood samples greater than 24 hours from collection
Reference Range:
  • Hepatitis B Virus DNA <20 IU/mL, Hepatitis B Virus DNA <1.30
Report Available:
  • 4 DAYS

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