Hepatitis B Virus (HBV) DNA, Quantitative Real-time PCR With Reflex to HBV Genotype*

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Turnaround Time: 7 - 9 days
CPT Code:

87517. If reflex testing is performed, concomitant CPT codes/charges will apply.

Test Type: 3 mL Plasma or serum, frozen


This test quantitates HBV DNA in serum or plasma with reflex to HBV genotype if =500 IU/mL is detected.

The quantitative test has a range of 10 IU/mL to 1,000,000,000 IU/mL. The genotype assay is only triggered when the quantitative test result is =500 IU/mL.

Collection Details:

Collection Instructions:

Red-top tube, gel-barrier tube, lavender-top (EDTA) tube, or PPT. Do not use green-top (heparin) or yellow-top (ACD) tube.

Centrifuge sample within six hours of collection. Transfer the serum/plasma to a screw-top polypropylene tube and freeze.