Test Catalog

Test ID: HBVQN    
Hepatitis B Virus (HBV) DNA Detection and Quantification by Real-Time PCR, Serum

Useful For Suggests clinical disorders or settings where the test may be helpful

Detection and quantification of hepatitis B virus (HBV) DNA in serum of patients with chronic HBV infection (ie, hepatitis B surface antigen-positive)

 

Monitoring disease progression in chronic HBV infection

 

Monitoring response to anti-HBV therapy

Testing Algorithm Delineates situations when tests are added to the initial order. This includes reflex and additional tests.

The following algorithms are available in Special Instructions:

-HBV Infection-Diagnostic Approach and Management Algorithm

-HBV Infection-Monitoring Before and After Liver Transplantation

Special Instructions Library of PDFs including pertinent information and forms related to the test

Method Name A short description of the method used to perform the test

Real-Time Reverse Transcription-Polymerase Chain Reaction (RT-PCR)

NY State Available Indicates the status of NY State approval and if the test is orderable for NY State clients.

Yes

Reporting Name Lists a shorter or abbreviated version of the Published Name for a test

HBV DNA Detect/Quant, S

Aliases Lists additional common names for a test, as an aid in searching

HBV DNA
HBV PCR
HBV Quantification
HBV DNA Quantitation
HBV Viral load
Hepatitis B Viral Load
Hepatitis B Quantitation