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.
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



No compliance statements are in use for this test.

Note

Procedure should be used for patients with viral loads greater than 600 IU/mL.

Hotline History
N/A
Components
Component Test Code* Component Chart Name LOINC
2013477 HBV Genotype
2013478 HBV Polymerase Mutations
2013479 HBV Precore Mutations
2013480 HBV Basal Core Promoter (BCP) Mutations
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Aliases
Hepatitis B Virus (HBV) Drug Resistance, Genotype and BCP/Precore Mutations by Sequencing

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