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
CPT Code:87521, 87535, 87798, 87516
Test Includes:For transplant donors only. NAT testing for Hepatitis B, Hepatitis C, HIV and West Nile Viruses.
Turnaround Time:Reported within 13-16 hours.
Special Instructions:Only for BMT screening purposes.

Collection Instructions

Optimal Volume:28 mL
Minimum\Peds Volume:14 mL adult; 7 mL pediatric only
Collection Instructions:Requires 3 full 10 mL EDTA purple top plastic tubes.

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.
Test Performed at or Referral Lab Lab Sendouts  (Memorial Blood Center)
Referral Lab number:na


Reference Range:By report.

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