7252 HCV RNA, Quan Real-time PCR

Specimen Type Specimen Stability Reference Range
EDTA Plasma 72 Hours, Ambient
Frozen - 42 Days
14 Days, Refrigerated
See Report

Specimen Requirements

Specimen Type: EDTA Plasma
Container: 2 Lavender Top Tubes
Temperature: Frozen
Preferred Vol: 3.00 mL
Min Vol: 1.10 mL

Method

Real-Time PCR (RT-PCR)

Schedule

Tuesday -Saturday

Turn-Around Time

Send-Out

Instructions/Notes

Separate Plasma and Freeze within 1 hour of collection.

Clinical Utility

Useful in monitoring response to therapy and/or disease progression. Reportable range is 15 to 100,000,000 IU/mL (1.18-8.00 log10 IU/mL)

CPT Codes

87522

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