Laboratory Test Detail

Last Updated: March 23, 2019 @ 9:13 am

90304

Hepatitis C Virus (HCV) NS5A Drug Resistance by Sequencing (Genotype 3)

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
  • Specimens exposed to repeat freeze/thaw cycles
Stability:Ambient: Unacceptable; Refrigerated: 6 Hour(s); Frozen: 1 Month(s); Incubated: Unacceptable
Methodology:
  • Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR)
  • Sequencing
Performed:Varies
Reported:8-11 Day(s)
CPT Codes:
  • 87900
  • 87902
Interpretive Data:Please see report for interpretive data.
Components:
  • 90305 - EER HCV
  • 90306 - HCV NS5A
  • 90307 - HCV NS5A
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