Hepatitis C RNA, Qualitative
CATEGORY: LAB      MNEMONIC: HCVAMPQUAL
LAB: Ref
DEPT: LC
DAYS SET: Mon-Sat
TAT: 4 days
TEST#: 550713
CPT: 87521

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SYNONYMS:
     Hepatitis C Probe, Qualitative   /   HCV RNA PCR   /   RNA Hepatitis C Amplified NAA Qualitative

PREFERRED SPECIMEN:
     3 ml Gold(gel)

MINIMUM SPECIMEN:
     2 ml Gold(gel)

SPECIAL INSTRUCTIONS:
     Separate and freeze within 24 hours, in a purple cap screw top transport tube. Specimen must remain frozen. Heparin is not an acceptable specimen.
Repeat testing is not usually warranted for this analyte within 14 days.