Hepatitis C Antibody with Reflex to HCV, RNA, Quantitative Real-Time PCR

Supply #193262 Red/Gray SST 8.5mL

Test Code: 8472

CPT Code(s): 86803

Methodology: Immunoassay (IA)

Includes: If Hepatitis C Antibody is reactive, then Hepatitis C Viral RNA, Quantitative, Real-Time PCR will be performed at an additional charge (CPT code(s): 87522).

Clinical Significance: Hepatitis C Virus (HCV) is a major cause of hepatitis. The clinical symptoms of an HCV infection are variable. Infection with HCV results in a chronic infection in 50 to 80% of cases. The "window" between HCV acquisition and seroreactivity is highly variable; up to six months.

Alternative Name(s): HCV with Reflex,HCV Antibody,Anti HCV

Collection Guide: 

Supply: 193262 Red/Gray SST 8.5mL

Preferred Specimen: Serum

Preferred Volume: 4 mL

Transport Container: Serum Separator Tube (SST)

Transport Temperature: Room Temperature

Specimen Stability: Room Temperature: 72 hours

Rejection Criteria: Moderate Hemolysis, Gross Lipemia

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