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
CPT Code:----------CPTCODES HERE----------
Turnaround Time:Specimens are sent to reference laboratory Mon-Sat; results are reported within 1-4 days.
Compliance:

This test was developed and its performance characteristics determined by ARUP Laboratories. It has not been cleared or approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. This test was performed in a CLIA certified laboratory and is intended for clinical purposes.



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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