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Test Code HH6ABC HHV6 Chromosomal Integration and Typing

Clinical System Name

HHV6 Chromosomal Integration and Typing

Sample Requirements

Specimen: Whole Blood

Container(s): Lavender/EDTA

Preferred Vol: 5 mL

Minimum Vol: 1 mL


Specimen: Extracted DNA

Container(s): Sterile Tube

Preferred Vol: 50-100 ng/μl

Minimum Vol: 100 μl


Note: The Laboratory MUST receive the sample within 48 hours of collection.

Processing Instructions

Reject due to: Red, Gold SST, or Heparin tubes

Spin: N

Aliquot: N

Temp: Refrigerated

Storage location: Place whole blood sample in Virology rack in CPA fridge. Extracted DNA must be stored at -20 C or -70 C and be transported to UW Virology frozen.


Off-site collection: Send whole blood sample refrigerated. Extracted DNA must be stored at -20 C or -70 C and be transported frozen.


Specimen Type Temperature Time
  Room temp 48 h



STAT Performed TAT
N Collected daily; Performed once weekly  


Performing Laboratory

University of Washington

Dept. of Laboratory Medicine

UW Molecular Virology Lab

1959 NE Pacific St, NW220
Seattle, WA 98195


Phone Number: (206) 520-4600


Department: Send Outs


Phone Number: (206) 987-2563

Reference Range

Interpretive report provided.


Method: Droplet Digital PCR

Analytical Volume:


CPT Codes

87532, 87533

Send Out Instructions

Reference Test Name Human Herpes 6 Virus Chromosome Integration and Typing
Reference Test Number HH6ABC
Instructions Send out M - F with the UW courier. Weekends and Holidays courier refrigerated to UW NW220.