Hepatitis D PCR
This test should only be requested once the patient has been shown to be positive for Hepatitis B Surface Antigen.
|Plain Tube with gel|
|Transport specimen at Room Temperature to lab|
Do not send heparinised blood. Please note that Hepatitis D PCR can only be performed on a sample tube which has NOT been used for other testing. For this reason, this test cannot be added to previously collected samples.
Minimum Adult Volume:
Result Turnaround Time:
Lower limit of detection 1,000 copies/mL
Laboratory Use Only