HCV Ab w/Rflx to Alternate Ab

Test ID: 

706154

CPT code:

86803

Synonyms:

Hepatitis C Virus (HCV) Antibody With Reflex to Qualitative NAA

Clinical Use:

Diagnosis of active hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection

Specimen Type:

Serum or plasma

Requested Volume: 

3 mL

Minimum Volume: 

1 mL

Container Type: 

Red-top tube, gel-barrier tube, or lavender-top (EDTA) tube

Patient Preparation: 

This test may exhibit interference when sample is collected from a person who is consuming a supplement with a high dose of biotin (also termed as vitamin B7 or B8, vitamin H, or coenzyme R). It is recommended to ask all patients who may be indicated for this test about biotin supplementation. Patients should be cautioned to stop biotin consumption at least 72 hours prior to the collection of a sample.

Collection:

If tube other than a gel-barrier tube is used, transfer separated serum or plasma to a plastic transport tube. Do not freeze gel-barrier tube (pour off serum first).

Storage Instructions:

Refrigerate.

Stability Requirements:

Temperature

Period

Room temperature

3 days

Refrigerated

14 days

Frozen

14 days

Freeze/thaw cycles

Stable x3

Rejection Criteria

Non-EDTA plasma

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