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
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

Optimal Volume:6.2 mL
Minimum\Peds Volume:4.2 mL
Container:Purple (EDTA)

Processing and Shipping

Specimen Processing:Centrifuge and aliquot 3 mL plasma, 2 mL minimum, within 6 hours of collection. Freeze immediately.CRITICAL FROZEN. Separate specimens must be submitted with multiple tests are ordered.
Shipping Instructions:Ship on dry ice.
Stability:2 weeks frozen at -20 degrees C
Test Performed at or Referral Lab Lab Sendouts  (ARUP)
Referral Lab number:2010647


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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