HHV6 DNA Quantitative, PCR Bone Marrow


Sunquest Code:HHV6BM  
Epic Code:LAB6924Epic Name:HHV6 Quantitative, PCR Bone Marrow
Methodology:Real-time PCR
CPT Code:87533
Turnaround Time:Specimens are sent to reference laboratory Mon-Fri; results are reported within 2-3 days.
Special Instructions:Room temperature samples must be received at testing site within 96 hours of collection.
Compliance:

An internal control is added to ensure the extraction was performed correctly and the PCR reaction was not inhibited. This test has not been cleared or approved for diagnostic use by the US Food and Drug Administration.



Collection Instructions

Specimen:Bone Marrow
Optimal Volume:2 mL
Minimum\Peds Volume:0.2 mL


Processing and Shipping

Specimen Processing:Do not process.
Shipping Instructions:Ship at room temperature to arrive within 96 hours of collection. Alternately, freeze and ship frozen..
Test Performed at or Referral Lab Lab Sendouts  (ViraCor)
Referral Lab number:6504


Interpretive

Reference Range:183 copies/mL to 1 x 108 copies/mL
Use:HV-6 reactivation can cause fever, rash, hepatitis, encephalitis, pneumonitis, and delay or suppression of bone marrow engraftment (HSCT) and/or increased risk of CMV infection (HSCT or SOT).


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