Herpesvirus 6 DNA PCR, Quantitative, CSF - LG4891


Sunquest Code:ARMISC  
Epic Code:LAB4909Epic Name:Send Outs Misc Test
Order Instructions:For CSF only
Synonyms:HHV6; HHV-6
Methodology:Polymerase chain reaction
Turnaround Time:Specimens are sent to reference laboratory Mon-Sat; results are reported within 1-4 days.
Compliance:

Analyte Specific Reagent. This test was developed and its performance characteristics determined by ARUP Laboratories. The U. S. Food and Drug Administration has not approved or cleared this test; however, the FDA has determined that such clearance or approval is not necessary.



Collection Instructions

Specimen:CSF
Optimal Volume:1 mL
Minimum\Peds Volume:0.5 mL
Container:Sterile tube (Plastic leakproof container, sterile)
Causes for Rejection:Heparinized specimens.


Processing and Shipping

Specimen Processing:Aliquot 1 mL, 0.5 mL minimum. Store frozen.
Shipping Instructions:Ship on dry ice.
Stability:24 hours at room temperature; 5 days refrigerated; 3 months frozen.
Test Performed at or Referral Lab Lab Sendouts  (ARUP)
Referral Lab number:60071


Interpretive

Reference Range:None detected.
Use:This assay detects and quantifies HHV6 subtypes A and B.


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