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Test Name: Hepatitis D RNA by PCR

Test Code(s): HEPDPCR / HCHEPDPCR

CPT Code(s): 87798

Methodology: Reverse-Transcriptase PCR

Testing Site: Testing will be sent to an approved reference laboratory.

Turnaround Time: Routine: 3 - 7 days.


Specimen Requirements

Specimen: Blood

Collection Container: Preferred: Red top

Collection Volume: Preferred: 4 mL
Pediatrics: 1 mL

Sample Analyzed: Serum

Volume Required: Preferred: 1 mL
Pediatrics: 0.3 mL

Stability: Ambient: 2 days
Refrigerated: 7 days
Frozen: 30 days


Interpretation

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