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Test ID FHV6D Herpesvirus 6 (HHV-6) DNA, Quantitative Real-Time PCR


Specimen Required


Submit only one of the following:

 

Whole Blood: Collect 1 mL (lavender-top) EDTA or (yellow-top) ACD whole blood. Ship refrigerate.

 

Serum: Draw blood in a plain, red-top tube(s). (Serum gel tube is acceptable.) Separate immediately and submit 1 mL serum refrigerate in a plastic vial.

 

Plasma: Draw blood in a (lavender-top) EDTA or (yellow-top) ACD tube(s). (Plasma gel tube is acceptable.) Separate immediately and submit 1 mL plasma refrigerate in a plastic vial.

 

CSF: Collect 1 mL of spinal fluid (CSF) is sterile leak proof container. Ship refrigerate in a plastic vial.

 

Bronchoalveolar Lavage: Collect 1 mL in sterile leak proof container. Ship refrigerate in a plastic vial.

 

Bone Marrow: Collect 1 mL bone marrow in a (lavender-top) EDTA or (yellow-top) ACD tube. Ship refrigerate.


Method Name

Real Time PCR

Reporting Name

Herpes Virus 6 DNA, Quant RT-PCR

Specimen Type

Varies

Specimen Minimum Volume

0.3 mL

Specimen Stability Information

Specimen Type Temperature Time Special Container
Varies Refrigerated (preferred) 7 days
  Ambient  48 hours

Reference Values

<500 copies/mL

Day(s) Performed

Monday through Saturday

Report Available

1 to 7 days

Performing Laboratory

Quest Diagnostics Infectious Disease

Test Classification

This test was developed and its analytical performance characteristics have been determined by Quest Diagnostics Infectious Disease. It has not been cleared or approved by FDA. This assay has been validated pursuant to the CLIA regulations and is used for clinical purposes.

CPT Code Information

87533

LOINC Code Information

Test ID Test Order Name Order LOINC Value
FHV6D Herpes Virus 6 DNA, Quant RT-PCR Unable to Verify

 

Result ID Test Result Name Result LOINC Value
Z2995 Source 31208-2
Z2996 Herpes Virus 6 DNA, QN PCR 38349-7

NY State Approved

No