Hepatitis C Viral RNA, Quantitative

Last Modified: 10/4/2019 9:24:39 AM

Medical Necessity Documentation:  
Client Notes:  
Patient Preparation:  
Specimen Requirements:

3.0 mL Plasma from a Lavender Top Tube - EDTA in a Plastic Vial

Collection Instructions: Separate plasma from cells within 24 hours of collection by centrifugation
Minimum Volume: 1.0 mL Plasma
Transport & Storage: Temperature/Stability: 72 hours Room temperature
14 days Refrigerated  Transport
84 days Frozen at -20°
Rejection Criteria:
Reference Range:
HCV RNA, QN, Real-Time PCR Not detected Log IU/mL
HCV RNA, QN, Real-Time PCR Not detected IU/mL
Critical Ranges:  
Test Comments:  
Methodology: Real-Time Polymerase Chain Reaction
Clinical Significance: Useful in monitoring therapy and/or disease progression. Reportable range is 15 to 100,000,000 IU/mL (1.18-8.00 log IU/mL)
Custom Panel: No


Turn Around Time: 2 to 3 days
Days Performed: Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday
Sites Performed: Quest - Chantilly
PHL Test Code: HPCQN
EPIC Test Code: LAB2675
Send Out Test Code: 35645
Alternate Test Names: Hepatitis C Viral RNA, Quantitative, Real-Time PCR
Included Tests:  
CPT Coding: 87522

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