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This is a sendout test. Please note that turnaround time is defined as the anticipated time from set up day to results release.
S51518: Herpesvirus 6 DNA, Qualitative Real-Time PCR [43160] Print View
Source      
HHV-6 DNA      

PRIMARY
1 Whole Blood EDTA 1 (0.3) mL   Room Temperature - 7 Day(s)/Refrigerated - 7 Day(s)  
ALTERNATE
  Serum 1 (0.3) mL   Refrigerated - 7 Day(s)/Frozen - 30 Day(s)/Room Temperature - 24 Hour(s)  
  Plasma EDTA 1 (0.3) mL   Room Temperature - 24 Hour(s)/Refrigerated - 7 Day(s)/Frozen - 30 Day(s)  
  Plasma ACD 1 (0.3) mL   Frozen - 30 Day(s)/Refrigerated - 7 Day(s)/Room Temperature - 24 Hour(s)  
  CSF 1 (0.3) mL   Frozen - 30 Day(s)/Refrigerated - 7 Day(s)/Room Temperature - 24 Hour(s)  
  Whole Blood ACD 1 (0.3) mL   Room Temperature - 7 Day(s)/Refrigerated - 7 Day(s)  

Amniotic fluid is no longer an acceptable specimen type.
Other acceptable specimens: Bone marrow (EDTA, ACD) and
bronchoalveolar lavage, and tissue.
Setup Schedule
Monday-Saturday

Reported (Analytical Time)
Same day

CPT Code
87532

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
METHODOLOGY: Real-Time PCR This test is not available for New York patient testing at Focus Diagnostics Inc.






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