Hepatitis C Virus Genotype

Infectious Disease Laboratories:Virology

Test ID/Workstation: HCVG/MAYO

Specimen Type: Blood

Tube Type: Serum Separator Tube (SST),Serum

Collection Volume: 6.0 mL (minimum 2.5 mL)

Cause for rejection: Red Top Tube is NOT acceptable.

Storage: Frozen

Availability: Sent to reference lab

Methodology: Reverse Transcriptase-Polymerase Chain Reaction(RT-PCR)followed by Hybridization with sequence-specific, Flourescent-labeled Olig. probes

Special Instructions: Spin down and separate serum from cells within 6 hours of collection.
Freeze serum immediately.

If collected at an offsite location, send by a STAT Courier to Hospital lab

Lab/Phone: 330-543-8417

TAT: 1-3 days

Additional Info: Reference Range: Undetected

CPT Code: 87902

Synonyms: HCV Genotype

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