Interleukin 28 B (IL28B) Associated Variants, 2 SNPs - LG5731


Sunquest Code:ARMISC  
Epic Code:LAB4909Epic Name:Send Outs Misc Test
Methodology:Polymerase chain reaction; single nucleotide extension
Turnaround Time:Specimens are sent to reference laboratory Mon-Sat; results are reported within 7-10 days.
Special Instructions:A signed informed consent in the patient's medical record is required; the consent should not be sent to the laboratory. The link to the Genetic Testing Consent Form is provided as a convenience for the providers and genetic counselors.
Compliance:

This test was developed and its performance characteristics determined by ARUP Laboratories. It has not been cleared or approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. This test was performed in a CLIA certified laboratory and is intended for clinical purposes. Counseling and informed consent are recommended for genetic testing.

Associated Links:

Genetic Testing Consent Form



Collection Instructions

Specimen:Blood
Optimal Volume:3 mL
Minimum\Peds Volume:1 mL
Container:Purple (EDTA) (Yellow (ACD, Solution A) tube available from laboratory)
Causes for Rejection:Frozen specimens.


Processing and Shipping

Specimen Processing:Whole blood. Do not process.
Shipping Instructions:Ship at refrigerated temperature.
Stability:Stability: Room temperature - 72 hours; refrigerated - 1 week.
Test Performed at or Referral Lab Lab Sendouts  (ARUP)
Referral Lab number:2004680


Interpretive

Reference Range:By report.
Use:Detects genetic variants associated with interleukin 28 B (IL28B) that may aid in the predicting probability of hepatitis C treatment response.


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