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Hepatitis E viral load (Sendaway Test)

Alternative Names:Hepatitis E PCR
Laboratory:Microbiology
Test Code:HEE
Medicare rebatable:Yes
Specimen Types:Serum
Container Types:
SSTSST
Adults Volume or Mass:6 mL
Minimum/Paediatric Volume or Mass:3 mL
Collection & Request Instructions:

Only performed if Hepatitis E Serology is positive.

Department head authorisation required on other patients.

Transport Instructions:Room Temperature
Processing Instructions:Centrifuge
Assay Frequency:Weekly
External Laboratory:V.I.D.R.L.
  External Laboratory details...
External Transport Instructions:Send at ambient temperature