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Lab Test Dictionary

UltraQual 1000 2X HAV RT-PCR

Methodology

UltraQual (PCR)


Synonyms

Hepatitis A PCR; Hep A; Hepatitis Virus A; HAV RNA; UltraQual HAV PCR

Specimen Type

Serum or Plasma

Performing Lab

National Genetics Institute


Epic ID

Other Reference Test

Lab Test Days

Monday-Friday

Standard TAT

5-10 Days


Collection Information

Specimen Required

2-5 mL Blood

Container Type

Lavender (EDTA)

Collection Instructions

Plasma collected in an ACD Solution A/B (yellow-top) tube or serum collected in a serum separator tube (SST) is also acceptable. Do not use heparin.


Processing Information - Lab Use Only

Transport Temperature

Frozen-Only

Specimen Stability

Room Temp: Unacceptable; Refrigerated: Unacceptable; Frozen: 48 Hours

Rejection Criteria

Gross hemolysis; Thawed specimens; Heparinized specimens

Test Volume Required

1 mL Serum of Plasma

Minimum Test Volume

0.5 mL Serum or Plasma

Processing Instructions

Separate serum or plasma within 1 hour of collection. Complete a National Genetics Institute requisition and submit with specimen frozen Monday-Thursday only, no weekends or holidays.


CPT Codes

87798


Revised

05-10-19

Initials

SL