HBV DNA Quantitative

Additional Tests Offered (Per Consultation)

TURN AROUND TIME

2-3 Days Mon-Fri

TEST INFO

SAMPLE INFO

Test Name
HBV DNA Quantitative
Alternate Name(s)
  • Hepatitis B Virus DNA, Quantitative, Real-Time PCR
Test Description
Chronic carriers will persist in producing detectable HBV. Patients with chronic liver disease of unknown origin most commonly have HBV that is detected by viral DNA testing. Quantitative measurement of HBV viral DNA may be used to monitor progression of disease.
CyberLAB Test Info

Test Name

Test #

HBV QUANTITATIVE DNA

54

Method Description
  • Real Time PCR
FDA Cleared / Approved
No
CPT Code(s)
  • 87517
STAT Allowed
No
Notes
Setup Mon-Fri AM
Draw Status

Living

Pre-Mortem

Sample Volume
Preferred Sample Volume
  • 3 mL. 2 samples of 1.5mL
  • 2.5 mL. 2 samples of 1.25mL
Sample Type
Acceptable
  • Plasma PPT
  • Serum - Red Top Tube
  • Serum - Serum Separator Tube
Preferred
  • Plasma, EDTA - Lavender Top Tube
Sample Stability
  • Ambient - 72 hours
  • Frozen - 42 days
  • Refrigerated 2-8°C - 7 days
Transport
Frozen
Notes
Collection: 3 mL plasma, collected in two (2) EDTA lavender-top tubes. Separate plasma from whole blood within 1 day of collection by centrifugation at 800 to 1600 x g for 20 minutes at room temperature (minimum 2.5 mL). Ship froze