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Hepatitis B PCR

Ordering information:

Please order as Hepatitis B viral load.

Laboratory:
Referred Test
Test Code:
HEPBVL
Specimen types:
Serum
Container types:
Plain Tube with gelPlain Tube with gel
Collection Instructions:
Transport specimen at Room Temperature to lab

Do not send heparinised blood.  Please note that Hepatitis B PCR can only be perfromed 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:
1 mL
Frequency:
Weekly
Result Turnaround Time:
4-7 days
Reference Interval:

Lower limit of detection 1,000 copies/mL

Laboratory Use Only
Storage Instructions:

Contact VIDRL 9342 9615

External Laboratory:
Victorian Infectious Diseases Reference Laboratory (V.I.D.R.L)
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