Hepatitis C Virus (HCV) NS3/4A Protease Inhibitor Resistance, GenoSure


Sunquest Code:HCS34A  
Epic Code:LAB6848Epic Name:Hep C NS3/4A Protease Inhib Res Genosure
Methodology:Polymerase chain reaction (PCR)/DNA Sequencing
CPT Code:87900, 87902
Turnaround Time:Specimens are sent to reference laboratory Mon-Sat; results are reported within 7-13 days.
Special Instructions:Provide the patients HCV genotype (subtype) 1a or 1b and viral load.


Collection Instructions

Specimen:Blood
Optimal Volume:6.2 mL
Minimum\Peds Volume:6.2 mL


Processing and Shipping

Specimen Processing:Centrifuge and aliquot 3 mL plasma within 6 hours of collection. Freeze immediately.
Shipping Instructions:Ship on dry ice.
Test Performed at or Referral Lab Lab Sendouts  (ARUP)
Referral Lab number:2010647


Interpretive

Reference Range:By report.
Use:Resistance test for HCV Protease inhibitors, including protease inhibitors boceprevir, paritaprevir, simeprevir and telaprevir Pis. Identifies the Q80K polymorphism.


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