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Hepatitis B Viral Load

Tube Type

Test ID   LAB951
EPIC Order
  HEPATITIS B DNA, Quantitative, PCR
CPT Code(s)   87517
Group/Individual Test   Group
Laboratory   Molecular Microbiology
Tube Station   30
Specimen Routine: 6 mL Blood/Gold Top/Serum Separator Tube; Orange top tubes are not acceptable
Availability Routine: 1 time/week
  STAT: NA
Turnaround Time   10 days
Reference Range Normal: Not Detected
Comment Linear range = 10 IU/mL to 1.0 x 109  IU/mL (1 log to 9 log)
This test requires a dedicated specimen, and cannot be added-on to specimens already in the laboratory.

Internal Reference Testing Specimen Handling Instructions:

Centrifuge, freeze

Reviewed by gloria_crawford on June 28, 2016

Note: Reference ranges provided on this web site are for guidance only, and may not reflect the most recent changes. Refer to laboratory reports for current reference data.

UNC Hospitals
McLendon Clinical Laboratories
101 Manning Drive
Chapel Hill, NC 27514

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