Albany Medical Center
 Search
Home / Caring / Educating / Find a Doctor / News / Give Now / Careers / About / Calendar / Directions / Contact
Maps & Directions
Search for a Test
Select a Test

hepatitis b virus, quantitative, dna real time pcr
Synonyms: HBV QuantaSure; HBV Quantitation; TaqMan HBV QuantaSure; HBV DNA, PCR; HBV Viral Load 
Computer Code: (RHBVR)
Specimen Collection: 4 mL blood (red, gold, lavender, or white top tube). 
Minimum Volume: 2 mL 
Handling Instructions for Offsite Areas: Serum: Allow to clot, centrifuge for 20 minutes, remove serum, freeze immediately in a screw-cap tube. Min 0.7 mL serum. Plasma: centrifuge for 20 minutes, remove plasma, freeze immediately in a screw-cap tube. Min 0.7 Ml plasma. 
Reference Values: See reference laboratory report.  
Lab Code: CC REF 
Requisition: SPEC C
Test Frequency: NA 
Routine TAT: 14 days 
Stat TAT: NA 
CPT Code(s): 87517 
LCD or NCD:  
Methodology Used: R
See Addendum XVII

Albany Medical Center
43 New Scotland Avenue
Albany, NY, 12208
Date: 10/23/2014
Time: 13:55:29 (24hr)