HEPATITIS C GENOTYPING WITH 1A SUBTYPE REFLEX TO HCV NS5A DRUG RESISTANCE ASSAY

Synonyms: HCV Genotyping
Computer Code: (HCVGTR)
Specimen Collection: 5 mL blood (yellow or lavender top tube. Specimen must be received within 5 hours of collection. Or 5 mL blood (white top tube) for Outreach Clients. Specimen must be spun within 2 hours of collection and received within 24 hours of collection.
Minimum Volume: 5 mL
Handling Instructions for Offsite Areas: Lavender tube: Centrifuge for 10 min. at 3000 rpm, remove plasma and freeze within 6 hours of collection. White tube: Process within 2 hours of collection. Centrifuge for 10 min. at 3000 rpm. Transport at room temperature within 24 hours of collection.
Reference Values: Negative This test will only be performed if the HCV RNA Detection or Quantitation is positive.
Lab Code: MIC
Requisition: MOL DIAG 09 molecdiagicd9req.pdf#http://09 molecdiagicd9req
Test Frequency: Weekly
Routine TAT: 14-17 days for Genotype results. If reflexed for resistance testing, see reference lab test for TAT.
Stat TAT: N/A
CPT Code(s): 87521
LCD or NCD:
Methodology Used:
See Addendum XVII