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Hepatitis D RNA, Qualitative (New test)

Item Value
Available Stat? No
Utilization Guidelines Should only be ordered in patient who are Hepatitis B surface Antigen positive.
Test code HDVR
Performed by Focus
Sendout? Yes
Method PCR
Container type Gold top or Red top
Amount to Collect 1.5 mL blood
Sample type Serum
Preferred volume 0.5 mL serum
Min. Volume 0.3 mL serum
Processing notes Aliquot and freeze. Transport to CB frozen. Order Quest test code 34469.
Normal range Not detected
Synonyms HDV
Stability Room temperature 2 days, refrigerated 1 week, frozen 1 month
Turn around times 3-5 days
Additional information Hepatitis D Virus (HDV) is an RNA virus whose transmission is dependent on associated hepatitis B viral infection.
CPT coding 87798-90
Last Updated 6/20/2016 14:10:51
Entry Number 1693
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