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HCV Genosure NS3/4A resistance (Lab approval required)

Lab Section: 

Virology

 

Lab Location: 

Main Lab

Test ID: 

LAB8542

 

Methodology: 

Polymerase Chain Reaction/Sequencing

Schedule: 

Sent to ARUP

Reported: 

1-2 weeks

Specimen Requirements: 

Collection: 6.0 mL Blood in a Lavender Top Tube.
Pediatric volume: 3.0 mL.
Handling: Plasma must be separated from the cells within 6 hours of collection.

 

Notes: 

Clinical Indications: Recommended testing for HCV genotype 1 patients prior to initiating simeprevir therapy

Only performed on HCV genotype 1 positive samples. Requires a minimum HCV viral load of 2,000 IU/mL

CPT Code(s): 

87900, 87902

Last Changed: 

01/05/2017 12:32:03

Last Reviewed: 

9/1/2017 3:41:01 PM