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Hepatitis C Ab with Reflex to PCR

Centralized Core Laboratory : Chemistry

Test ID/Workstation :
HEPCR MAYO
Specimen Type:
Blood
Tube Type:
Gold Top SST (Serum Separator Tube, no anticoagulant)
Collection Volume:
5.0 mL (minimum 4.5 mL)
Cause for Rejection:
Gross hemolysis, Gross lipemia, or Gross icterus. Red Top Tube is NOT acceptable.
Storage:
Frozen
Availability:
Sent to Reference Laboratory
Methodology:
Chemiluminescence Immunoassay
Special Instructions:
Spin down within 6 hours of draw and refrigerate immediately. Freeze within 12 hours of draw. If collected at an offsite location, send by a STAT Courier to Hospital lab
Lab/Phone:
38418
TAT:
1-2 days
Additional Info:
If Hepatitis C Virus antibody is reactive, then Hepatitis C Virus RNA will be performed at an additional charge.
CPT Code:
86803