Laboratory Test Information Guide

Details for Hepatitis B Antiviral Resistance - HEPBAR

Test Name: Hepatitis B Antiviral Resistance - HEPBAR
Alternate Name(s):  
Laboratory: Microbiology (VH)
Specimen Type: 5 mL Gold top Vacutainer tube (A minimum 1 mL of serum)
Collection Information: Collect blood aseptically in a Vacutainer tube.
Transport to Lab STAT
Serum must be taken off cells within 4 hours of collection.
Requisition: Please completely fill out this Hepatits B Antiviral Resistance Requisition
Test Schedule: Test referred out to National Microbiology Lab once per week.
Turnaround time from when specimen
is received in testing laboratory:
1 week
3 days
Reference Range: See report
Effective Date: 2008-02-22
Revised Date: 2014-04-08
Critical Value:  
Interpretive Comments: See patient report for mutation information.
Special Processing: Serum must be separated from the clot within 4 hours of collection and shipped frozen to the testing laboratory.
Method of Analysis:  
Critical Information Required: The requisition must be filled out completely or testing will not be performed.
Storage & Shipment:  
System Codes: 
Referred To: National Microbiology Lab
1015 Arlington St. Winnipeg, MB
R3E 3R2
Phone: 204-789-6062

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