Hepatitis C Quant RNA by PCR

Infectious Disease Laboratories:Virology

Test ID/Workstation: HCRNA MAYO

Specimen Type: Blood

Tube Type: Gold top SST (serum separator tube, no anticoagulant)

Collection Volume: 4.0 mL (minimum 2.0 mL)

Cause for rejection: Red Top Tube is NOT acceptable.

Storage: Frozen

Availability: Sent to reference lab

Methodology: Real-Time PCR + TaqMan probe hybridization (Cobas AmpliPrep/Cobas TaqMan HCV Test)

Special Instructions: Centrifuge within 6 hrs of collection, immediately refrigerate specimen.
If not immediately sent to the laboratory, freeze specimen within 48 hours of draw

Days Performed: Mon through Sat

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

Lab/Phone: 330-543-8418

TAT: 1-3 days

Additional Info: Reference range: Undetected

CPT Code: 87522

Synonyms: -

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