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HCV genosure, NS3/4A prot. inhib. resist

Lab Section: 

Sendout Reference

 

Lab Location: 

Sendout

Reference Lab: 

ARUP

 

Test ID: 

LAB5988

 

Synonyms: 

Hepatitis C virus NS3/4A Q80 Polymorphism

Methodology: 

Polymerase Chain Reaction/Sequencing

Schedule: 

Varies

Reported: 

15 days

Specimen Requirements: 

Collection: 5.0 mL 3 Lavender top tubes
Pediatric volume: 5 mL.
Transfer 3 mL plasma to an ARUP Standard Transport Tube and freeze immediately. (Min: 3 mL)
Transport: CRITICAL FROZEN. Separate specimens must be submitted when multiple tests are ordered..
Handling: Spin, separate plasma and freeze at -70 C.
Stability: Ambient: Unacceptable; Refrigerated: Unacceptable; Frozen at -20C: 2 weeks; Frozen at -70C: Indefinitely

 

Notes: 

Clinical Indications: Drug resistance for HCV protease inhibitors Performed on GT 1 specimens only and requires a minimum viral load of 2,000 IU/ml.

Test performed at Monogram Bioscience.

Reference Interval: 

See patient report or consult reference laboratory website.

http://ltd.aruplab.com/Tests/Pub/2010647

CPT Code(s): 

87900, 87902

Last Changed: 

9/11/2017 6:45:59

Last Reviewed: 

9/11/2017 6:46:05