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Test Code HCVRX1 HCV RNA QUANT. WITH REFLEX

Important Note

This test is subject to reflex testing, see Laboratory Reflex Testing Policy, you have the option to decline reflex testing if you believe it is not medically necessary. If HCV RNA by PCR (HCVRX1) is >500 IU/mL an HCV Genotyping (SQ Test code HCVGEN) will be performed.

Additional Codes

Primary ID

SQ Code

PRISM Code

MayoAccess ID

HCVRX1

HCVRX1 LAB2741 FAH5556

 

Specimen Information

Container

Specimen

Temperature

Collect Vol

Submit Vol

Minimum Vol

Stability
SST Serum Frozen 8 mL 5 mL 3 mL 6 weeks
SST Serum Refrigerated 8 mL 5 mL 3 mL 3 days

Serum must be separated from cells within 24-hours of collection.

Test Schedule / Analytical Time / Test Priority

Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday / Same day / Not available STAT

Method

Nucleic Acid Amplification

CPT(s)

Description CPT Code
HCV RNA by PCR 87522

 

Instrumentation

Roche Taqman and Ampliprep

Reference Range

Target not detected

Section

Chemistry-1

Performing Location

University of Vermont Medical Center

Is the UVMMC lab NY State Certified to perform this testing?  Yes/No

Yes

LOINC Code Information

Result Code Reporting Name LOINC Code
HCVQU HCV RNA Detect Quant 11011-4