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ILH Laboratory specimen collection and test information

 

Two full lavender

 

HBV DNA by PCR

 

 

Allow tube to fill completely

 

Alternative name(s)

 

Lab section

Molecular Pathology

 

 

When performed

24 hours / 7 days

 

 

When reported

Monday-Friday 0700h-1500h

 

 

 

 

 

LIS code:

HBVDNA

EPIC Code:

HEPATITIS B DNA, ULTRAQUANTITATIVE, PCR

 

 

Important notes:

This test is not to be used for diagnosing infection of Hep B. Pearl tops accepted.

Rejection criteria:

Transportation notes:

Transportation devices:

Specimen preparation:

Specimen cannot be over 4 hours old, note time on Specimen Save form. If PEARL TOP received: Spin for 20 min at 3000RPMs, after spinning place pearl top in refrigerator save bucket. If PURPLE TOP received: spin for 20 min at 3000RPMs, remove plasma and place in save bucket.

 

 

 

MCL Web resources

Specimen packaging pages

Reference lab 


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Last revised 10/20/2014