Human Herpesvirus 6 (HHV-6) Quantitation, DNA PCR

Test ID: 

706208

CPT code:

87533

Synonyms:

HHV-6, PCR Quantitation
HHV6

Clinical Use:

Detect and measure human herpesvirus 6 (HHV-6) DNA in clinical specimen; management of HHV-6 infections

Test Information:

Quantitative range is 100−1,000,000 copies/mL.

Specimen Type:

Plasma, frozen

Requested Volume: 

4 mL

Minimum Volume: 

0.5 mL

Container Type: 

Lavender-top (EDTA) tube

Collection:

Plasma must be separated within 24 hours. To avoid delays in turnaround time when requesting multiple tests on frozen samples, please submit separate frozen specimens for each test requested.

Storage Instructions:

Freeze

Stability Requirements:

Temperature

Period

Refrigerated

7 days

Frozen

90 days

Rejection Criteria

Quantity not sufficient for analysis; specimen grossly contaminated; specimen too old; leaking or broken tube

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MCI Diagnostic

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7018 South Utica Avenue

Tulsa, Oklahoma 74136

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Sun: 7AM-3PM

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Sun: 7AM-3PM

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Sun: 7AM-3PM

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