Hepatitis C Antibody with Reflex to HCV RNA - EOHS, Pediatric Safe Health Only


Sunquest Code:HCVEHS  
Synonyms:HCV Antibody; HepC; Hep C; RIBA; HCVAB
Methodology:Chemiluminescent immunoassay; Real-time PCR
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Test Includes:Hepatitis C antibody with reflex to Hepatitis C RNA, Quantitation if positive.
Turnaround Time:Performed Mon-Fri; results are reported within 4 days.
Special Instructions:For Employee Occupational Health Services and Pediatric Emergency Department and Safe and Health Kids Program Clinic only.
All others see Hepatitis C Screen with Reflex to HCV RNA Quantitation and HCV Genotype (HCVSR).


Collection Instructions

Specimen:Blood
Optimal Volume:3 mL
Minimum\Peds Volume:2 mL
Container:Red or gold (gel) (Purple (EDTA), Red (no gel))
Causes for Rejection:Gross hemolysis; turbidity. Heparin tube.


Processing and Shipping

Specimen Processing:Centrifuge and leave sample in serum separator tube. If collected in a red (no gel) or purple (EDTA) tube, aliquot 1.5 mL, 0.9 mL minimum. Store in refrigerator up to 3 days.
Shipping Instructions:Ship refrigerated or frozen.
Test Performed at or Referral Lab Specialty Core  (UMMC-East Bank)


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