Test directory: HCV RNA Gen 1 NS3 Drug Resistance

Ordering Code4135
Test NameHCV RNA Gen 1 NS3 Drug Resistance
AliasHepatitis C Viral RNA NS3 Genotype 1 Drug Resistance
Grazoprevir Resistance
HCV NS3 Protease Mutations
NS3 Subtype
Paritaprevir Resistance
Q80K Polymorphism
Simeprevir 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 at 800-1600 x g for 20 minutes at room temperature. Transfer the plasma to a properly identified, polypropylene screw-cap vial and ship refrigerated or frozen.
Transport RequirementsOahu: Ambient
Airline: Ambient
time requirements. Refrigerate aliquot.
Specimen StabilityAmbient: 3 Days
Refrigerated: 14 Days
Frozen: 30 Days
Rejection CriteriaGrossly hemolyzed, Grossly Lipemic, Specimens using Heparin or gel separator tubes
Avail. StatNO
Analytic TimeUp to 13 Days
MethodologyPolymerase Chain Reaction (PCR); Sequencing
Reference Lab Quest Diagnostic Lab-NI

Reference range(s)

ComponentAgeMale NormMale Critical LowMale Critical HighFemale NormFemale Critical HighFemale Critical LowUnitsAdd'l info
HCV NS3 SubtypeALLSee report.
Grazoprevir ResistanceALLSee report.
Paritaprevir ResistanceALLSee report.
Simeprevir ResistanceALLSee report.