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Human Herpes Virus 6 PCR

Test Code:

RV0051

Synonym(s):

 

Specimen Container

EDTA tube
Sterile container for CSF

Specimen Requirement

3 mL EDTA blood (Adult)
1 mL EDTA blood (Paed)

0.5 mL CSF

Specimen Storage / Transport

Refrigerate sample until transfer to laboratory. Do not centrifudge or freeze. Send sample with an ice pack. Sample should reach the laboratory as soon as possible, preferably within 24 hours after collection.

Method

 

Orderable as STAT?

No

Turn Around Time

5 days

Reference Value(s)

Detected, Undetectable or Inconclusive (quantity reported in copies/mL)
Linear Range: 1,100 - 11,000,000,000 (3.04 - 10.04 log) copies/mL

Testing Laboratory Location

SGH

Laboratory

Molecular Laboratory

Contact Number

6394 1352

Day and Time Performed

Mon - Fri: 0800 hrs - 1700 hrs

Orderable on CPOE?

No

Additional Information

​Test is performed every Tuesday and Friday

Change History Notes

Others

Keywords

Human Herpes Virus 6 Quantitative PCR RV0051
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