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Hepatitis C Virus (HCV) by Quantitative NAAT with Reflex to HCV Genotype by Sequencing
3000576
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Reflex test to confirm active HCV infection following positive HCV screen. Reflex to genotype aids in prognosis and treatment selection.

Mnemonic
HCVQT GR
Methodology
Quantitative Transcription Mediated Amplification/Sequencing
Performed
Sun-Sat
Reported
1-8 days
New York DOH Approval Status
This test is New York DOH approved.
Submit With Order
ARUP Consult®
Disease Topics
Specimen Required
Patient Preparation
 
Collect
Lavender (EDTA), Pink (K2EDTA), Plasma Preparation Tube (PPT), or Serum Separator Tube (SST). 
Specimen Preparation
Separate from cells within 6 hours of collection. Transfer 3 mL serum or plasma to an ARUP Standard Transport Tube. (Min: 1.7 mL) 
Storage/Transport Temperature
Frozen. 
Unacceptable Conditions
Heparinized specimens. 
Remarks
 
Stability
After separation from cells: Ambient: Unacceptable; Refrigerated: 72 hours; Frozen: 6 weeks 
Reference Interval
Test Number
Components
Reference Interval
3000572Hepatitis C Virus (HCV) by Quantitative NAATNot Detected
0055593Hepatitis C Virus Genotype by SequencingBy report

Interpretive Data
Refer to report.

Note
If Hepatitis C Virus by Quantitative NAAT result is greater than or equal to 4,000 IU/mL, then Hepatitis C Virus Genotype by Sequencing will be added. Additional charges apply.
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CPT Code(s)
Components
Component Test Code*Component Chart NameLOINC
3000573HCV Qnt by NAAT (IU/mL)11011-4
3000574HCV Qnt by NAAT (log IU/mL)38180-6
3000966HCV Qnt by NAAT Interp11259-9
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Aliases
  • Genotype reflex
  • HCV confirmation
  • HCV genotype
  • HCV quantitative
  • HCV treatment decision
  • HCV-PCR
  • HCV-RNA
  • Hepatitis C Viral Load
  • Nucleic Acid Amplification Test (NAAT)
  • Viral load monitoring