Test directory: HCV Ab w/Rflx to RNA Quant & Geno

Ordering Code542R
Test NameHCV Ab w/Rflx to RNA Quant & Geno
AliasHepatitis C Virus Antibody with Reflex to HCV
Quantitative with Reflex to HCV Genotype
Preferred SpecimenSerum
Preferred ContainerSST (Gold)
Other Specimen/ContainerPlasma in EDTA, K2 (Lavender), Plasma in Lithium Heparin (Green), Serum in Plain (Red)
Optimum Volume8 mL
Collection InstructionsDraw 4 full SST tubes.
Handling InstructionsSeparate serum from whole blood within 24 hours of collection. Use only polypropylene tubes for aliquot samples
DO NOT thaw once serum/plasma is frozen
ADD-ON WARNING: LIS may restrict add-on requests for this specific test based on available tubes due to the potential of carryover that exists when adding on to previously aliquoted tubes using non-disposable pipettes.
Transport RequirementsAirline: Frozen
Oahu: Frozen
Specimen StabilityRefrigerated: 3 Days
Frozen: 1 Month
Avail. StatNO
Analytic TimeUp to 2 Days for Antibody test; up to 2 Weeks for additional tests.
MethodologyElectrochemiluminescence Immunoassay

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