BMT Nucleic Acid Testing (NAT) for Hematopoetic Stem Cell (PBSC or Marrow) Transplants ONLY


Sunquest Code:WICMPX  
Epic Code:LAB4585Epic Name:HBV HCV HIV WNV BY NAT
Order Instructions:Order on patients from BMT Clinic, Donor Center, U312 (Cell Therapy) or U1821 (BMT Research) ONLY. Only order on inpatients after verifying patient is a BMT patient.
Synonyms:West Nile Virus NAT; Hepatitis B Virus NAT; Hepatitis C Virus NAT; HIV NAT
Methodology:Nucleic acid testing
Test Includes:For transplant donors only. NAT testing for Hepatitis B, Hepatitis C, HIV and West Nile Viruses.
Turnaround Time:Specimens are sent to the reference laboratory Mon-Sat; results are reported within 2-4 days.
Special Instructions:Only for BMT screening purposes.


Collection Instructions

Specimen:Blood
Optimal Volume:28 mL
Minimum\Peds Volume:20 mL adult; 10 mL pediatric
Container:Purple 10 mL
Collection Instructions:Requires 2 full 10 mL purple (EDTA) for adults (3 is preferred) or 1 full 10 mL purple (EDTA) for pediatric patients. Contact Memorial Blood Center for additional information.


Processing and Shipping

Specimen Processing:Do not process. Store refrigerated.
Shipping Instructions:Ship at refrigerated temperature. Sample must arrive at testing site within 72 hours of collection.
Stability:72 hours at room temperature or refrigerated.
Test Performed at or Referral Lab Lab Sendouts  (Memorial Blood Center)
Referral Lab number:MPXPCR and WNVPCR


Interpretive

Reference Range:By report.


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