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5436 HIV-1,2/HCV/HBV (NAT) Donor Screen

Specimen Type
Specimen Stability
Reference Range
Plasma (EDTA)
3 Days, Ambient
5 Days Refrigerated. For storage longer than 5 Days, separate the plasma and store at 2-8C° up to 7 Days or freeze if longer storage is necessary.
Non-Reactive

Specimen Requirements

Specimen Type:Plasma (EDTA)
Container: 2 Lavender Top Tubes
Temperature: Refrigerated
Preferred Vol: 4.00 mL
Min Vol: 1.00 mL

Method

Real-Time PCR (Taqman Technology), Qualitative

Schedule

Mon-Sat

Turn-Around Time

24-48 hours

Instructions/Notes

Plasma specimens from live donors collected using EDTA (Purple/Lavender top tube)

Clinical Utility

Screening reproductive donors for HIV-1,2/HCV/HBV using Nucleic Acid Testing (NAT)

CPT Codes

87801

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