Specimen Requirements

Title

Hepatitis B Virus DNA, Quantitative (Includes Qualitative)

Specimen Requirement

SST, Lav EDTA or PPT

Methodology

Stability

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

Reference Range

By Report*

Turnaround

2-5 Days Performed x2 a week

Clinical Use

Test Code

HBQNM