Hepatitis C Viral RNA Genotype 1 NS5a Drug Resistance

Last Modified: 5/9/2016 3:06:26 PM

Specimen Requirements: 2.0 mL Plasma from a Lavender Top Tube - EDTA in a Polyproprylene Vial
Collection Instructions: Separate plasma from whole blood within 24 hours of collection by centrifugation. Transfer to a plastic screw-cap vial and refrigerate or freeze.
Minimum Volume: 0.6 mL Plasma
Transport & Storage: Temperature/Stability: 72 hours Ambient
14 days Refrigerated
42 days Frozen
Rejection Criteria: Gross hemolysis • Grossly lipemic • Specimens collected using heparin as a anticoagulant
Reference Range:
HCV NS5a Subtype Not detected
Methodology: Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR) • Sequencing
Documentation: This test was developed and its analytical performance characteristics have been determined by Quest Diagnostics. It has not been cleared or approved by FDA. This assay has been validated pursuant to the CLIA regulations and is used for clinical purposes.
Custom Panel: No


Turn Around Time: 5 to 7 days
Days Performed: Monday, Thursday
PHL Test Code: MSOT
EPIC Test Code:
Send Out Test Code: 92447
Included Tests: HCV NS5a Subtype; Daclatasvir Resistance; Ledipasvir Resistance; Ombitasvir Resistance
CPT Coding: 87902

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