|Test||HEPATITIS C RNA QN PCR WITH REFLEX TO GENOTYPE|
|Description||Hepatitis C RNA QN PCR with Reflex to Genotype when viral load is greater than 2,000 IU/mL|
|Specimen||Draw blood in a lavender-top (EDTA) tube, plain red-top, or serum gel tube (SST). Spin down, remove plasma or serum from cells within 24 hours, and send 2.0 mL of serum or EDTA plasma FROZEN in a screw-capped plastic vial.|
Result range of the assay is 15 to 100,000,000 IU/mL (1.18 to 8.0 log IU/mL). Will reflex to HCVGenotype if viral load is greater than 2,000 IU/mL.
|Analytic Time||Up to 8 Days|
|Day(s) Test Set Up||Monday, Thursday (varies)|
87522 HCV Viral Load
87902 HCV Genotyping, if indicated