Test directory: Hepatitis B Virus Genotype

Ordering Code5527
Test NameHepatitis B Virus Genotype
AliasHBV Basal Promotor, HBV Drug Resistance, HBV Genotype, HBV TAG
Mutation, HBV YMDD Mutations
Profile Contains
Preferred SpecimenSerum
Preferred Container1 SS (Serum/Separator - Red/Grey or Gold)
Optimum Volume1 mL
Collection InstructionsCollect in "plastic" SST tube, Plain Red tube or EDTA (K2) tube.
Handling InstructionsSerum: Allow blood to clot at Room Temperature and centrifuge and separate serum within 2 hours of collection. Transfer to aliquot and freeze
EDTA Plasma: Separate plasma from cells within 2 hours of collection. Transfer to aliquot and freeze
Notate type of specimen on the aliquot tube.
Transport RequirementsOahu: Ambient. Send refrigerated if transport >24 hours.
Airline: Frozen
Specimen StabilityAmbient: 24 Hours
Refrigerated: 7 Days
Frozen: 1 Month
Avail. StatNO
Analytic Time7 Days
Reference Lab Quest Diagnostic Lab-NI

Reference range(s) for Hepatitis B Virus Genotype

ComponentAgeMale NormMale Critical LowMale Critical HighFemale NormFemale Critical HighFemale Critical LowUnitsAdd'l info
HBV GenotypeALLSee report.
Polymerase MutationsALLSee report.
Precore MutationALLSee report.
BCP MutationsALLSee report.