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Test ID FH3N5 Hepatitis C Viral RNA Genotype 3 NS5a Drug Resistance


Specimen Required


Submit one of the following:

 

Plasma:

Draw blood in a (lavender-top) EDTA tube(s). (Plasma gel tube is acceptable.) Spin down and send 2 mL plasma refrigerated in a plastic vial.

 

Serum:

Draw blood in a plain red-top tube(s). (Serum gel tube is acceptable.) Spin down and send 2 mL serum refrigerated in a plastic vial.


Method Name

Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR); Sequencing

Reporting Name

HCV RNA Genotype 3 NS5a Drug Resist

Specimen Type

Varies

Specimen Minimum Volume

0.6 mL

Specimen Stability Information

Specimen Type Temperature Time Special Container
Varies Refrigerated (preferred) 14 days
  Frozen  42 days
  Ambient  72 hours

Reference Values

HCV NS5a Subtype:   Not Predicted

Day(s) Performed

Tuesday

Report Available

4 to 18 days

Performing Laboratory

Quest Diagnostics Infectious Disease

Test Classification

This test was developed and its analytic performance characteristics have been determined by Focus Diagnostics. It has not been cleared or approved by the FDA. This assay has been validated pursuant to the CLIA regulations and is used for clinical purposed.

CPT Code Information

87902

LOINC Code Information

Test ID Test Order Name Order LOINC Value
FH3N5 HCV RNA Genotype 3 NS5a Drug Resist 82525-7

 

Result ID Test Result Name Result LOINC Value
Z4852 HCV NS5a Subtype 82514-1
Z4853 Daclatasvir Resistance 82379-9
Z4854 Velpatasvir Resistance 82520-8

NY State Approved

Yes