Test Details

Mnemonic

HIIGE

Ordering Code

3431211

CPT-4 Code(s)

87906

Specimen Information

Collect

Lavender EDTA
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Specimen Preparation

Centrifuge, separate plasma from cells within 6 hours of collection and send 2.0 mL plasma frozen in a screw-capped plastic vial.
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Minimum Volume

0.6 mL
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Transport Temperature

Frozen
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Rejection Criteria

Serum, heparinized plasma, gross hemolysis, lipemia
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Stability

Room temperature: 24 hours
Refrigerated: 6 days
Frozen: 42 days
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Methodology

Reverse Transcriptase Polymerase Chain Reaction (RT-PCR), Sequencing.
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Reference Range

See report
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Performing Laboratory

Quest SJC
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