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Hepatitis B Virus DNA

 
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Description
 

CPT Code(s)

87517

Methodology

Real-Time Polymerase Chain Reaction (RT-PCR)

Limitations

Results obtained from immunosuppressed patients should be interpreted with caution.

Reference Range(s)

Hepatitis B Virus DNA<20IU/mL
Hepatitis B Virus DNA<1.30

LogIU/mL

This test was performed using the COBAS® AmpliPrep/COBAS® TaqMan® HBV Test, v2.0 (Roche Molecular Systems, Inc.).

To convert International Units/mL to copies/mL, use the following conversion factor:
1 IU/mL = 5.82 copies/mL

Clinical Significance

Chronic carriers will persist in producing detectable HBV. Patients with chronic liver disease of unknown origin most commonly have HBV that is detected by viral DNA testing. Quantitative measurement of HBV viral DNA may be used to monitor progression of disease.


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