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Hepatitis C Genotype, PCR

Test Name:Hepatitis C Genotype, PCR
Epic Order Code:LAB5213
CPT Code:87902
Specimen(s) Type:Plasma, 6.0 mL
Acceptable Container(s): Tube top is purple (lavender).
Testing Schedule:Monday-Friday
Turn Around Time:Routine: 8 days
Collection Information:No special patient preparation is required. Obtain specimen by standard collection procedures.
Transport Information:Deliver to lab immediately. This specimen cannot be shared for other testing.
Reference Clients:If unable to deliver to the lab within 6 hours, centrifuge the specimen and remove the plasma from the red cells. Store and transport the specimen frozen.
Causes for Rejection:Improperly labeled, incorrect container, contaminated, insufficient quantity, incorrect/delay in transport.
Reference Range:See patient report.