Hepatitis B virus (HBV), real-time PCR, quant

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Hepatitis B virus (HBV), real-time PCR, quant-13571

  
Hepatitis B virus (HBV), real-time PCR, quant
  
13571
  
LAB13571
  
HBVDNA
  
HBV
HBV Quantitation
HBV real-time PCR, quant
  

This procedure does not provide serial monitoring; it is intended for one-time use only.

  
Serum
  
  
2.5 mL
  
0.7 mL
Submitting the minimum volume does not allow for repeat testing
  
  1. Centrifuge sample within 24 hours of sample collection
  2. Transfer serum to a Screw-cap polypropylene frozen transport vial/tube - 4mL (LabCorp)
  3. Freeze

To avoid delays in turnaround time when requesting multiple tests on frozen samples, submit a separate frozen aliquot for each test requested.

  
EDTA plasma
  
  

Frozen (preferred) - 12 weeks

Refrigerated - 6 days

Ambient - 24 hours

  
  • Incorrect anticoagulant
  • PCR testing cannot be added on to a sample that has been opened and/or used for other testing. If the sample has already been used for testing, a new specimen will need to be collected.
  
LabCorp Burlington (551610): R-LC
  
Daily
  
2 - 4 days
  
Cobas® HBV for use on the Cobas® 6800/8800 system
  

The HBV quantitative real-time PCR assay has a quantitative range of 10 - 1,000,000,000 IU/mL

  
87517
  
Result 48398-2
  
04/05/2019
  
02/19/2020
  
02/23/2021