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  Hepatitis B DNA PCR, Quantitative Specimen Type:
 

 

Blood


VIROLOGY

Specimen requirements: 2 x 7 mL SST tubes for each test
Reference ranges:
CATEGORY LOW   HIGH   UNITS   QUALITATIVE  
Quantitative N/A N/A IU/mL 29-110,000,000
Unit of measure: IU/mL
Ideal sample: 10 mL
Absolute minimum amount: 2 x 7 mL tubes
Method of collection: Phlebotomy blood draw
Transportation: Must be received in laboratory within 2 hours of draw.
Label instructions: All containers must be labeled with patient name and medical record number.
Request test on form: Multi Labs/Micro/Viro/Serology ( 151-905 )
Order/entry screen(s): Serology
Stat frequency: N/A
Stat turn around time: N/A
Routine frequency: Once a week.
Must be in by: Wednesday
Routine turn around time: 7 Days
For Hillcrest deliver to: Microbiology Laboratory (DAILY, 0700-1700)
For Thornton deliver to: Torrey Pines Laboratory ; (ITL)
Scheduling requirements : Accepted in Laboratory, DAILY 0800 to 1700
Method: Realtime Polymerase Chain Reaction (TAQMAN)
Special Instructions: N/A
  Results are Quantitative
SOFTLAB abbreviation: HBVQ
Secondary code: 5124
Lab Processing Instructions: N/A