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Human Herpes virus 8, DNA

Item Value
Approval req'd? No
Available Stat? No
Test code HHV8
Test group Herpes
Performed by Viracor
Sendout? Yes
Method Real time PCR
Container type Lavender top, CSF tube or sterile collection tube
Amount to Collect 3 mL blood
Sample type EDTA whole blood, Unfixed tissue, CSF, Marrow, BAL
Preferred volume 3 mL blood
Min. Volume 2 mL blood
Processing notes Keep non-CSF samples at room temperature and ship at room temperature. Samples should be received at Viracor within 96 hours of collection.

CSF must be frozen transported to China Basin and then shipped on dry ice to ViraCor.
Units copies/mL
Normal range Not detected
Synonyms HHV8 PCR; Human Herpes virus 8, PCR; HHV-8
Additional information Assay range: 100-1.0x108 copies/mL
CPT coding 87799-90
LOINC code 49403-9
Last Updated 11/21/2013 1:01:38 PM
Entry Number 1056
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