Hepatitis B DNA Quant (RT-PCR)

Test Name Hepatitis B DNA Quant (RT-PCR)
Test Code 646
CPT Code(s) 87517
Preferred Requirement(s) 3mL (2mL) – Lavender (EDTA) Top Tube
Alternate Requirement(s) 3mL (2mL) – Serum Separator Tube (SST)
Transport Temperature A=72hours, R=7days, F=30days
Methodology Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR)
Days Performed Thur
Special Instructions Plasma and Serum must be separated within 24 hours.
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