Laboratory Test Detail

Last Updated: September 17, 2019 @ 9:13 am

90301

Hepatitis C Virus (HCV) NS5A Drug Resistance by Sequencing (Genotype 1a or 1b)

Specimen:Collect:
  • One Lavender (EDTA)

Also Acceptable:
  • One Pink Top (EDTA)
  • One SST
Submit:
  • 2 mL (Min:1 mL) Plasma . Submit Frozen. Submit in a Standard Transport Tube.

Also Acceptable:
  • 2 mL (Min:1 mL) Serum . Submit Frozen. Submit in a Standard Transport Tube.
Special Handling:
  • Separate serum from cells ASAP or within 2 hours of collection
Rejection Criteria:
  • Heparinized specimens
Stability:Ambient: Unacceptable; Refrigerated: 3 Day(s); Frozen: 4 Month(s); Incubated: Unacceptable
Methodology:
  • Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR)
  • Sequencing
Performed:Monday
Reported:11-14 Hour(s)
CPT Codes:
  • 87902
Interpretive Data:Please see report for interpretive data.
Components:
  • 90302 - NS5A GENOTYPE
  • 90303 - NS5A RESISTANCE
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