Hepatitis B Virus (HBV), Quantitative, DNA Real-time PCR, (Graphical)

CPT: 87517
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Test Details

Synonyms

  • HBV Quantitation

Limitations

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

Methodology

cobas® HBV for use on the cobas® 6800/8800 system

Specimen Requirements

Specimen

Serum or plasma

Volume

2.5 mL

Minimum Volume

700 μL (Note: This volume does not allow for repeat testing.)

Container

Gel-barrier tube, lavender-top (EDTA) tube, or plasma preparation tube (PPT™)

Collection

Centrifuge sample within 24 hours of collection. Transfer serum/plasma to a screw-cap polypropylene transport tube. Ship frozen (preferred). Plasma from a PPT™ can be frozen and shipped in situ. To avoid delays in turnaround time when requesting multiple tests on frozen samples, please submit a separate frozen specimen for each test requested.

Storage Instructions

Freeze (preferred) or refrigerate. Stable at room temperature for 24 hours or refrigerated for six days. Stable frozen for 12 weeks.

Causes for Rejection

Incorrect anticoagulant; PPT™ not centrifuged

Clinical Information

Special Instructions

Submit the patient's Social Security number for serial monitoring. To order this test without the serial monitor service, use test 551610.

LOINC® Map

Order Code Order Code Name Order Loinc Result Code Result Code Name UofM Result LOINC
551620 HBV RT PCR, Quant (Graph) 551629 HBV IU/mL IU/mL 42595-9
551620 HBV RT PCR, Quant (Graph) 551597 log10 HBV IU/mL log10 IU/mL 48398-2
551620 HBV RT PCR, Quant (Graph) 551724 Test Information: 19147-8
Reflex Table for HBV IU/mL
Order Code Order Name Result Code Result Name UofM Result LOINC
Reflex 1 551595 HBV Real-Time PCR, Quant 551628 HBV IU/mL IU/mL 42595-9
Reflex Table for HBV IU/mL
Order Code Order Name Result Code Result Name UofM Result LOINC
Reflex 1 551595 HBV Real-Time PCR, Quant 551596 log10 HBV IU/mL log10 IU/mL 48398-2

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