Important Information about Monkeypox from NC-DHHS (5/20/2022) to All North Carolina Clinicians and Laboratorians

HHV-6 PCR, Other; PCR, HHV-6, Other

Specimen Types:
See Important Comments

Test ID LAB6024
CPT Code(s) 87532
Group/Individual Test Individual
Laboratory Molecular Microbiology-984-974-1820
Tube Station 82
Specimen Routine: Bone marrow aspirate, BAL, CSF, tissue; See Important Comments
Availability Routine: Monday-Friday
Turnaround Time 1-3 days
Reference Range Normal: Negative

Bone marrow: Collect in 5.0 mL EDTA lavendar top tube; minimum volume is 1.0 mL.

BAL & CSF: collect in a sterile container minimum volume is 0.5 mL.

Tissue: collect in a sterile container.

Reviewed by Christopher Parker on December 09, 2021

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