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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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