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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