HEV RNA LOAD
For the detection and
quantification of hepatitis E virus (HEV) specific RNA in blood samples.
To assist in the diagnosis of active Hepatitis E Viral infections.
3-5 ml of blood in EDTA (purple top) tubes (at
least 2 fully-filled tubes).
Refrigerate sample at 2-8°C until transfer to laboratory. Do not freeze. Sample should reach the laboratory as soon as possible preferably within 24 hours after collection.
quantitative Hepatitis E PCR assay (RealStar® HEV RT-PCR v2.0 from
Not Detected or Detected (quantity reported in IU/mL)
1-8 calendar days
Every Wednesday (except public holidays)