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Test Compendium


Test Code

  • 6392

Test Synonym

  • Hepatitis B DNA PCR, Qual

Minimum Volume

  • 2.5 mL

Specimen Requirements

  • Serum Or Plasma


  • White Top Plasma Preparation Tube, Transfer Tube- Frozen- Serum, Transfer Tube- Frozen- Plasma, Serum Separator Tube, Plain Red Top Tube, Lavender Top Tube, Yellow Top Tube, Transfer Tube- Serum, Transfer Tube- Plasma


  • Frozen

CPT Codes

  • 87516
    *The CPT codes provided are based on AMA guidelines and are provided for informational purposes only. CPT coding is the responsibility of the billing entity. Please direct any questions regarding the CPT coding to the payer being billed.

Special Instructions

  • PPT tube - spun and Frozen or serum or plasma (EDTA or ACD) Frozen

Additional Information

  • Collect whole blood in PPT(TM), red-top tube, gel-barrier tube, yellow-top (ACD) tube OR lavender-top (EDTA) tube. Do not use green-top (heparin) tubes. Centrifuge specimen within one hour of collection. If PPT is used, do not transfer plasma; centrifuge specimen in a swinging bucket rotor centrifuge and ship frozen on dry ice. For all other - remove plasma or serum and transfer specimen to a plastic transport tube and freeze. Indicate serum or plasma