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Hepatitis B Virus (HBV) Load (Quantitative)

Test Code:

RV0150

Synonym(s):

Specimen Container

EDTA tube

Specimen Requirement

EDTA blood
Adult: 3 - 5 mL
Paediatric: 1.5 mL

Specimen Storage / Transport

Refrigerate sample until transfer to laboratory. Do not freeze. Send sample at 2 – 8°C (with an ice-pack). Whole blood must reach the laboratory within 48 hours after collection. Plasma may be stored at 2 – 8°C for up to 2 days or frozen at –70°C before despatch to the laboratory.

Method

 

Orderable as STAT?

No

Turn Around Time

1 - 5 days

Reference Value(s)

 

Testing Laboratory Location

SGH

Laboratory

Molecular

Contact Number

6394 1352

Day and Time Performed

Mon – Fri: 0800 hrs - 1700 hrs
Saturday: 0800 hrs - 1200 hrs
Test setup every Monday and Thursday

Orderable on CPOE?

Yes

Additional Information

Change History Notes

Others

Keywords

Hepatitis B Virus (HBV) Load (Quantitative) RV0150
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