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Hepatitis C virus (HCV) Fibrosure

Lab Section:  Sendout Reference  
Lab Location:  Sendout
Reference Lab: Labcorp 
Test ID: LAB7716 
Schedule: Daily
Reported: 7-10 days
Specimen Requirements:  Collection: 5.0 mL Blood in a Red Top Tube.
Pediatric volume: 3 mL.
Gold top acceptable
Handling: Patient should be fasting for at least eight hours..
Unacceptable conditions: Gross hemolysis; gross lipemia; patient younger than 14 years of age
Stability: refrigerated 72 hours and frozen 7 days. Frozen samples are stable for one freeze/thaw cycle.

Notes: 

Clinical Indications: Assessment of liver status following a diagnosis of HCV. Baseline determination of liver status before initiating HCV therapy. Posttreatment assessment of liver status six months after completion of therapy. Noninvasive assessment of liver status in patients who are at increased risk of complications from a liver biopsy.

CPT Code(s): 82172; 82247; 82977; 83010; 83883; 84460
Last Changed: 12/26/2016 23:58:03
Last Reviewed: 12/26/2016 23:58:17