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hbv drug resistance
Synonyms: Hepatitis B Virus, Drug Resistance; HBV Resistance Typing 
Computer Code: (RHBDR )
Specimen Collection: 7 mL blood (red, gold, lavender, yellow ACD, or white PPT). 
Minimum Volume: 4 mL 
Handling Instructions for Offsite Areas: Serum: allow to clot, centrifuge for 20 minutes, remove serum, freeze. Min. 2 mL serum. Plasma: centrifuge for 20 minutes, remove plasma, freeze. Must be centrifuged within 6 hours of collection. Min 2.0 mL plasma. 
Reference Values: See reference laboratory report.  
Lab Code: CC REF 
Requisition: SPEC C
Test Frequency: NA 
Routine TAT: 10 days 
Stat TAT: NA 
CPT Code(s): 87912 
LCD or NCD:  
Methodology Used: R
See Addendum XVII

Albany Medical Center
43 New Scotland Avenue
Albany, NY, 12208
Date: 04/16/2014
Time: 06:29:35 (24hr)