BMT Nucleic Acid Testing (NAT) for Hematopoetic Stem Cell, BMT and Solid Organ Transplant

Abbrev Code:WICMPX   
Order Code:LAB4585Order Name:HBV HCV HIV WNV BY NAT
Order Instructions:Order on patients from BMT Clinic, Donor Center, U312 (Cell Therapy) or U1821 (BMT Research) or solid organ transplant.
Synonyms:West Nile Virus NAT; Hepatitis B Virus NAT; Hepatitis C Virus NAT; HIV NAT
Methodology:Nucleic acid testing
CPT Codes: 87521 x1, 87535 x1, 87798 x1, 87516 x1
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.

Collection Instructions

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:MPX and WNV


Reference Range:By report.

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