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S52269: Herpes Virus 6 DNA, Quantitative Real-time PCR [43660] Print View
Source      
Herpes Virus 6 DNA, QN PCR R-T PCR  < 500  copies/mL 

PRIMARY
1 Whole Blood EDTA 1 (0.3) mL   Refrigerated - 7 Day(s)/Room Temperature - 48 Hour(s)  
ALTERNATE
  Whole Blood ACD 1 (0.3) mL   Room Temperature - 48 Hour(s)/Refrigerated - 7 Day(s)  
  Amniotic Fluid   Room Temperature - 48 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 - 48 Hour(s)  
  Plasma EDTA 1 (0.3) mL   Refrigerated - 7 Day(s)/Room Temperature - 48 Hour(s)/Frozen - 30 Day(s)  
  Serum 1 (0.3) mL   Room Temperature - 48 Hour(s)/Frozen - 30 Day(s)/Refrigerated - 7 Day(s)  
  Urine   Room Temperature - 48 Hour(s)/Frozen - 30 Day(s)/Refrigerated - 7 Day(s)  

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

Reported (Analytical Time)
Same day

CPT Code
87533

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.






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