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Hepatitis B Virus (HBV) Drug Resistance, Genotype and BCP/Precore Mutations by Sequencing
2013476
Ordering Recommendation
Mnemonic
HBVGENOMUT
Methodology
Polymerase Chain Reaction/Sequencing
Performed
Varies
Reported
9-13 days
New York DOH Approval Status
This test is New York DOH approved.
Submit With Order
ARUP Consult®
Disease Topics
Specimen Required
Patient Preparation
 
Collect
Plasma Preparation Tube (PPT). Also acceptable: Lavender (EDTA) or Serum Separator Tube (SST). 
Specimen Preparation
Separate from cells ASAP or within 2 hours of collection. Transfer 1 mL serum or plasma to an ARUP Standard Transport Tube. (Min: 0.3 mL) 
Storage/Transport Temperature
Frozen. 
Unacceptable Conditions
Thawed specimens. 
Remarks
 
Stability
Ambient: 72 hours; Refrigerated: 1 week; Frozen: 1 month 
Reference Interval
Interpretive Data


Note
Procedure should be used for patients with viral loads greater than 600 IU/mL.
Components
Component Test Code*Component Chart NameLOINC
2013477HBV Genotype
2013478HBV Polymerase Mutations
2013479HBV Precore Mutations
2013480HBV Basal Core Promoter (BCP) Mutations
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Aliases

Performed at Quest Diagnostics Infectious Disease Inc.