Hepatitis B Virus (HBV), Quantitative, PCR, NGI SuperQuant

CPT: 87517
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Test Details


  • HBV NGI SuperQuant
  • NGI HBV SuperQuant
  • SuperQuant HBV


The NGI SuperQuant assay has a quantitative range of 100−5,000,000,000 copies/mL.


Polymerase chain reaction (PCR) amplification and detection

Specimen Requirements


Serum or plasma, frozen


1 mL


Red-top tube, gel-barrier tube, plasma preparation tube (PPT™), yellow-top (ACD) tube, or lavender-top (EDTA) tube


Centrifuge specimen within one hour of collection. Remove plasma and transfer specimen to a screw-cap cryo tube. Ship frozen on dry ice. If PPT™ is used, do not transfer plasma; centrifuge specimen and ship frozen on dry ice. To avoid delays in turnaround time when requesting multiple tests on frozen samples, please submit separate frozen specimens for each test requested.

Storage Instructions


Causes for Rejection

Hemolysis; green-top (heparin) tube; specimen not frozen; specimen received in “pop-top” or “snap-cap” tube

Clinical Information

Special Instructions

A separate frozen specimen is required for each frozen test ordered.


Order Code Order Code Name Order Loinc Result Code Result Code Name UofM Result LOINC
140810 NGI HBV SuperQuant 140637 Hepatitis B Quantitation Copies/mL 29615-2
140810 NGI HBV SuperQuant 140008 PCR Amplification + Detection N/A
140810 NGI HBV SuperQuant 140635 Test Information N/A
Reflex Table for Hepatitis B Quantitation
Order Code Order Name Result Code Result Name UofM Result LOINC
Reflex 1 140631 NGI HBV Endpoint Dilution 140631 NGI HBV Endpoint Dilution Copies/mL 29615-2

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