Test Catalog

Test Id : FHV6P

Herpesvirus 6 (HHV-6) DNA, Quantitative Real-Time PCR

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

Real Time PCR

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

No

Reporting Name
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Herpes Virus 6 DNA, Quant RT-PCR

Aliases
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Herpes 6

Herpes 6 DNA PCR

HHV-6

Specimen Type
Describes the specimen type validated for testing

Varies

Specimen Required
Defines the optimal specimen required to perform the test and the preferred volume to complete testing

Submit only one of the following:

 

Specimen Type: Whole Blood

Container/Tube: Lavender-top (EDTA) or yellow-top (ACD)

Specimen Volume: 1 mL

Collection Instructions: Collect 1 mL (lavender-top) EDTA or (yellow-top (ACD) whole blood. Ship refrigerated. (DO NOT FREEZE).

Stability: Refrigerated 7 days

 

Specimen Type: Serum

Collection Container/Tube: Red-top

Submission Container/Tube: 12x75 mm screw-capped vial

Specimen Volume: 1 mL

Collection Instructions: Draw blood in a plain red-top tube(s). Spin down and send 1 mL serum in a plastic, screw-capped vial. Send specimen refrigerated.

Stability: Ambient 48 hours; Refrigerated 7 days; Frozen 30 days

 

Specimen Type: Plasma

Collection Container/Tube: yellow-top (ACD) or lavender-top (EDTA)

Submission Container/Tube: 12x75 mm screw-capped vial

Specimen Volume: 1 mL

Collection Instructions: Draw blood in a yellow-top (ACD) or lavender-top (EDTA) tube(s). Spin down and transfer 1 mL ACD or EDTA plasma into a plastic, screw-capped vial. Send specimen refrigerated.

Stability: Ambient 48 hours; Refrigerated 7 days; Frozen 30 days

 

Specimen Type: Fluid

Source: CSF

Container/Tube: Sterile, plastic, leak-proof vial

Specimen Volume: 1 mL

Collection Instructions: Collect 1 mL of spinal fluid (CSF) in sterile leak-proof container. Ship refrigerated in a plastic vial.

Stability: Ambient 48 hours; Refrigerated 7 days; Frozen 30 days

 

Source: Amniotic Fluid

Container/Tube: Sterile, plastic, leak-proof vial

Specimen Volume: 1 mL

Collection Instructions: Collect 1 mL of amniotic fluid in sterile leak-proof container. Ship refrigerated in a plastic vial.

Stability: Ambient 48 hours; Refrigerated 7 days; Frozen 30 days

 

Specimen Type: Respiratory

Source: Bronchial lavage

Container/Tube: Sterile, plastic, leak-proof vial

Specimen Volume: 1 mL

Collection Instructions: Collect 1 mL in sterile leak-proof container. Ship refrigerated in a plastic vial.

Stability: Ambient 48 hours; Refrigerated 7 days; Frozen 30 days

 

Specimen Type: Bone Marrow

Container/Tube: Lavender-top (EDTA) or yellow-top (ACD)

Specimen Volume: 1 mL

Collection Instructions: Collect 1 mL bone marrow in a (lavender-top) EDTA or (yellow-top) ACD tube. Ship refrigerated.

Stability: Refrigerated 7 days

Specimen Minimum Volume
Defines the amount of sample necessary to provide a clinically relevant result as determined by the Testing Laboratory

0.3 mL

Reject Due To
Identifies specimen types and conditions that may cause the specimen to be rejected

Thawing: Warm OK; Cold OK
Other: Samples in Lithium Heparin or Sodium Heparin

Specimen Stability Information
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Specimen Type Temperature Time Special Container
Varies Refrigerated (preferred) 7 days
Ambient 48 hours

Reference Values
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Not Detected

PDF Report
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No

Day(s) Performed
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Monday through Saturday

Report Available
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1 to 7 days

Performing Laboratory Location
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Quest Diagnostics

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Test Classification
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This test was developed and its analytical performance characteristics have been determined by Quest Diagnostics. It has not been cleared or approved by FDA. This assay has been validated pursuant to the CLIA regulations and is used for clinical purposes.

CPT Code Information
Provides guidance in determining the appropriate Current Procedural Terminology (CPT) code(s) information for each test or profile. The listed CPT codes reflect Mayo Clinic Laboratories interpretation of CPT coding requirements. It is the responsibility of each laboratory to determine correct CPT codes to use for billing.

CPT codes are provided by the performing laboratory.

87533

LOINC® Information
Provides guidance in determining the Logical Observation Identifiers Names and Codes (LOINC) values for the order and results codes of this test. LOINC values are provided by the performing laboratory.

Test Id Test Order Name Order LOINC Value
FHV6P Herpes Virus 6 DNA, Quant RT-PCR 38349-7
Result Id Test Result Name Result LOINC Value
Applies only to results expressed in units of measure originally reported by the performing laboratory. These values do not apply to results that are converted to other units of measure.
Z6091 Source 31208-2
Z6092 Herpes Virus 6 DNA, QN PCR 38349-7
Z6093 Herpes Virus 6 DNA, QN PCR Not Provided

Test Setup Resources

Setup Files
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Excel | Create a PDF

Sample Reports
Normal and Abnormal sample reports are provided as references for report appearance.

Normal Reports | Abnormal Reports

SI Sample Reports
International System (SI) of Unit reports are provided for a limited number of tests. These reports are intended for international account use and are only available through MayoLINK accounts that have been defined to receive them.

SI Normal Reports | SI Abnormal Reports