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Test Identifier Information

 
Registration CodeDHBV
External Price$261.57(Exclusive of GST)
  

Specimen Collection

 
Pre-Testing Requirements

See written protocols. All viral loads are required to be received  in the laboratory by 4.30pm on Friday

Specimen Collection Protocols

For HIV/HBV/HCV Viral Load Testing Specimen Collection & Separation guidelines click here.

Patient Specimen2 x 4 mL EDTA(Lavender) blood (unopened)
Paediatric SpecimenA minimum of 1.5 mL of plasma required
Sample Delivery to LabSee specimen collection protocol above.
Aliquot Transport to CHL4C on melting ice or chilly pad
  

CHLabs Laboratory

 
DepartmentMicrobiology-Virology
Contact Details** Unknown email address **
Contact Phone Number03-3640416 / ext. 80416
Turnaround Time10 days
Additional Information

The HBV assay is quantitative and provides a measure of the level of HBV replication. It is especially useful in patients with pre-core mutation who may not have detectable HBeAg.

Delphic Number Test Number2740

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