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Test Identifier Information

 
Registration CodeYMDD
Method

Sequence analysis.

External Price$385.88(Exclusive of GST)
  

Specimen Collection

 
Specimen Collection Protocols

 Centrifuge EDTA(Lavender) whole blood at 800-1600xg (rcf) or 3500rpm for 20 minutes at room temperature within 4 hours of collection.

In a biohazard cabinet: Transfer plasma aseptically using sterile pipettes provided into a yellow topped Serology tube supplied by CHLabs. Half fill two tubes. Wear gloves at all times.

Patient SpecimenEDTA(Lav) blood,separated within 4 hours,see above
Paediatric SpecimenA minimum of 2 mL of plasma required
Sample Delivery to Lab4C on melting ice or chilly pad
  

Instructions for Referral to CHLabs

 
Aliquot InstructionsPlease do not aliquot.
Aliquot Transport to CHLPlease do not aliquot.
  

CHLabs Laboratory

 
DepartmentMicrobiology-Virology
Contact Details** Unknown email address **
Contact Phone Number03-3640416 / ext. 80416
Test AvailabilitySent to LabPlus.
Turnaround Time2 - 4 weeks.
Additional Information

Full clinical details are essential.

The antiviral therapy adefovir is now funded by Pharmac (May 2006), and will be available to patients that have resistance to lamivudine. Long term use of lamivudine may be associated with HBV YMDD mutation.

Delphic Number Test Number7854

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