Hepatitis C Antibody with Reflex to HCV, RNA, Quantitative Real-Time PCRMain Content
Test Code: 8472
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.
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
Supply: T01 - 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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