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Test Code HCVRX1 HCV RNA QUANT. WITH REFLEX

Important Note

This test is subject to reflex testing. If HCVRX1 is >15 IU/mL an HEPATITIS C (HCV) GENOTYPE,S,  Test Code: HCVG (MAYO Medical Laboratory) will be performed.

Method

Nucleic Acid Amplification

CPT(s)

Description CPT Code
HCV RNA by PCR 87522

 

Specimen Information

Container

Specimen

Temperature

Collect Vol

Submit Vol

Minimum Vol

Stability
SST Serum Frozen 8 mL 5 mL 3 mL 6 weeks
SST Serum Refrigerated 8 mL 5 mL 3 mL 3 days

Serum must be separated from cells within 24-hours of collection.

Reference Range

Target not detected

Instrumentation

Roche Taqman and Ampliprep

LOINC Code Information

Result Code Reporting Name LOINC Code
HCVQU HCV RNA Detect Quant 11011-4

 

Performing Location

University of Vermont Medical Center

Test Schedule / Analytical Time / Test Priority

Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday / Same day / Not available STAT

Section

Chemistry-1

Is the UVMMC lab NY State Certified to perform this testing?  Yes/No

Yes