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8369: Hepatitis B Virus DNA, Quantitative, Real-Time PCR Print View
Hepatitis B Virus DNA     IU/mL 
Hepatitis B Virus DNA     Log IU/mL 

PRIMARY
1 Plasma EDTA 3 (1) mL   Frozen - 2 Month(s)/Refrigerated - 6 Day(s)  
ALTERNATE
  Serum 3 (1) mL   Frozen - 2 Month(s)/Refrigerated - 6 Day(s)  
  Plasma PPT Tube 3 (1) mL   Refrigerated - 6 Day(s)/Frozen - 2 Month(s)  

Do not freeze whole blood or any samples stored in primary tube.
Freshly drawn specimens (whole blood) may be stored at 2-25 degrees C
for up to 24 hours prior to centrifugation. Separate plasma or serum
from cells within 24 hours of collection by centrifugation. Follow
manufacturer's instructions for collection tube handling.

Minimum Volume: 1 mL (This volume does not allow for repeat testing)
Setup Schedule
Monday-Saturday

Reported (Analytical Time)
3 days

CPT Code
87517

The CPT codes provided are based on AMA guidelines and are for informational purposes only. CPT coding is the sole responsibility of the billing party. Please direct any questions regarding coding to the payer being billed.

Notes
Transport Temperature: Frozen
Methodology: Real-Time Polymerase Chain Reaction
Reject Criteria: Recieved Room Temperature






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