Please submit a separate frozen sample for each frozen test ordered.
2 - 4 days
Turnaround time is defined as the usual number of days from the date of pickup of a specimen for testing to when the result is released to the ordering provider. In some cases, additional time should be allowed for additional confirmatory or additional reflex tests. Testing schedules may vary.
Plasma or serum, frozen
Plasma preparation tube (PPT) or screw-cap polypropylene frozen transport tube
Collect specimen in gel-barrier tube, PPT™, or lavender-top (EDTA) tube. Centrifuge specimen within 24 hours of collection. Transfer serum or plasma to a polypropylene screw-cap tube and freeze. Snap-cap or Pop-top tubes should be avoided and may result in specimen rejection. Ship frozen. To avoid delays in turnaround time when requesting multiple tests on frozen samples, please submit separate frozen specimens for each test requested.
PPT™ not centrifuged
Detect or confirm hepatitis C virus infection
Nucleic acid amplification (NAA)
|Order Code||Order Code Name||Order Loinc||Result Code||Result Code Name||UofM||Result LOINC|
|550713||HCV RNA NAA Qualitative||11259-9||550714||HCV RNA NAA Qualitative||11259-9|
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