Ordering Recommendation

Detect and quantify hepatitis B virus. Determine antiviral drug resistance.

Mnemonic
HBV QNT GR
Methodology

Quantitative Transcription-Mediated Amplification/Sequencing

Performed

Sun-Sat

Reported

2-14 days

New York DOH Approval Status
This test is New York DOH approved.
Specimen Required
Patient Preparation
Collect

Lavender (EDTA), Pink (K2EDTA), Plasma Preparation Tube (PPT), or Serum Separator Tube (SST).

Specimen Preparation

Separate from cells within 24 hours. Transfer 3.5 mL serum or plasma to an ARUP Standard Transport Tube. (Min: 1.5 mL)

Storage/Transport Temperature

Frozen.

Unacceptable Conditions

Heparinized specimens.

Remarks
Stability

After separation from cells: Ambient: Unacceptable; Refrigerated: 5 days; Frozen: 6 weeks

Reference Interval
Available Separately
Components
Reference Interval
3000863 Hepatitis B Virus (HBV) by Quantitative NAAT Not detected
2001567 Hepatitis B Virus Genotype by Sequencing None

Interpretive Data

Refer to report.

Compliance Category

FDA

Note

If Hepatitis B Virus by Quantitative NAAT result is greater than or equal to 3.00 log IU/mL (1000 IU/mL), then Hepatitis B Virus Genotype by Sequencing will be added. Additional charges apply.

Hotline History
N/A
CPT Codes

87517; if reflexed, add 87912

Components
Component Test Code* Component Chart Name LOINC
3000864 HBV Qnt by NAAT (IU/mL) 42595-9
3000865 HBV Qnt by NAAT (log IU/mL) 48398-2
3000969 HBV Qnt by NAAT Interp 29610-3
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Aliases
  • HBV Quant PCR
  • HBV quantitative
  • HBV Viral Load
  • Hep B DNA
  • Nucleic Acid Amplification Test (NAAT)
  • Viral load monitoring
Hepatitis B Virus (HBV) by Quantitative NAAT with Reflex to HBV Genotype by Sequencing