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Human Herpes 6 or 8 Virus DNA PCR

Alternate names:
HHV6 PCR, HHV8 PCR, Human Herpes virus Type 6 NAD, Human Herpesvirus Type 8 NAD
Laboratory:
Referred Test
Test Code:
OPCR
Specimen types:
Cerebrospinal Fluid
Blood
Swab
Tissue
Container types:
CSF
EDTA
ACD
Swab - white top, plain swab, plastic shaft
Sterile Jar
CSF
Collection Instructions:

Transport at room temperature to the Laboratory

Minimum Adult Volume:
0.2 mL
Frequency:
As required
Result Turnaround Time:
3-4 days
Laboratory Use Only

SPECIMEN COLLECTION MODULE (SCM) FAQs - CLICK HERE

 

CLICK HERE for a consent form to perform tests not covered by Medicare

TURN AROUND TIMES - When will my result be available?

CLICK HERE for Minimum Labelling Requirements

CLICK HERE for a printable Pathology request form

CLICK HERE for a Log sheet for recording Pathology results

"THE ART OF CCCCOLLECTION"

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