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Hepatitis B Viral DNA, Ultra Quant

Infectious Disease Laboratories : Virology

Test ID/Workstation :
HEPUQ MAYO
Specimen Type:
Blood
Tube Type:
Gold top SST (Serum Separator) tube
Collection Volume:
4.0 mL (minimum 2.0mL)
Cause for Rejection:
Red Top Tube is NOT acceptable.
Storage:
Frozen
Availability:
Sent to reference lab.
Methodology:
Real-Time Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR)
Special Instructions:
Spin down and pour off serum into aliquot tube within 2 hours of blood collection. Freeze immediately. If collected at an offsite location, send by a STAT Courier to Hospital lab.
Lab/Phone:
330-543-8418
TAT:
1-3 days
Additional Info:
Reference range: Undetected
CPT Code:
87517