Test directory: HCV RNA Gen 3 NS5a Drug Resistance

Ordering Code4134
Test NameHCV RNA Gen 3 NS5a Drug Resistance
AliasHepatitis C Viral RNA Genotype 3 NS5a Drug Resistance
Preferred SpecimenPlasma
Preferred ContainerEDTA, K2 (Lavender)
Other Specimen/ContainerSerum in Plain (Red)
Optimum Volume2 mL
Handling InstructionsSeparate plasma from whole blood within 24 hours of collection by centrifugation.
Transport RequirementsOahu: Refrigerated
Airline: Refrigerated
Specimen StabilityAmbient: 3 Days
Refrigerated: 14 Days
Frozen: 30 Days
Rejection CriteriaGross hemolysis, Grossly lipemic, Heparin tubes
Avail. StatNO
Analytic TimeUp to 13 Days
Reference Lab Quest Diagnostics Infectious Disease

Reference range(s)

ComponentAgeMale NormMale Critical LowMale Critical HighFemale NormFemale Critical HighFemale Critical LowUnitsAdd'l info
HCV NS5a SubtypeALLSee report.
Daclatasvir ResistanceALLSee report.
Velpatasvir ResistanceALLSee report.