Hepatitis C Virus (HCV) Antibody With Reflex to Qualitative NAA

CPT: 86803
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Test Details

Use

Diagnosis of active hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection

Methodology

Enzyme immunoassay (EIA); nucleic acid amplification (NAA); specifically transcription-mediated amplification (TMA)

Specimen Requirements

Specimen

Serum or plasma

Volume

3 mL

Minimum Volume

1 mL

Container

Red-top tube, gel-barrier tube, or lavender-top (EDTA) tube

Collection

If tube other than a gel-barrier tube is used, transfer separated serum or plasma to a plastic transport tube. Do not freeze gel-barrier tube (pour off serum first).

Storage Instructions

Refrigerate.

Stability Requirements

Temperature

Period

Room temperature

3 days

Refrigerated

14 days

Frozen

14 days

Freeze/thaw cycles

Stable x3

Causes for Rejection

Non-EDTA plasma

Clinical Information

Special Instructions

This test may exhibit interference when sample is collected from a person who is consuming a supplement with a high dose of biotin (also termed as vitamin B7 or B8, vitamin H, or coenzyme R). It is recommended to ask all patients who may be indicated for this test about biotin supplementation. Patients should be cautioned to stop biotin consumption at least 72 hours prior to the collection of a sample.

LOINC® Map

Order Code Order Code Name Order Loinc Result Code Result Code Name UofM Result LOINC
144045 HCV Antibody reflex to NAA 13955-0 144035 HCV Ab s/co ratio 48159-8
Reflex Table for HCV Ab
Order Code Order Name Result Code Result Name UofM Result LOINC
Reflex 1 144030 Interpretation: 144030 Interpretation: 13955-0
Reflex Table for HCV Ab
Order Code Order Name Result Code Result Name UofM Result LOINC
Reflex 1 550850 HCV RNA NAA Qualitative 550851 HCV RNA NAA Qualitative 11259-9
Reflex 2 000000 144046 000000 N/A
Reflex Table for HCV Ab
Order Code Order Name Result Code Result Name UofM Result LOINC
Reflex 1 550850 HCV RNA NAA Qualitative 550851 HCV RNA NAA Qualitative 11259-9
Reflex 2 000000 144047 000000 N/A
Reflex Table for HCV Ab
Order Code Order Name Result Code Result Name UofM Result LOINC
Reflex 1 550850 HCV RNA NAA Qualitative 144029 HCV Reflex Tracking N/A

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