Hepatitis C Virus Abs

Test Code
HCV

Preferred Specimen
1 mL Serum, potassium EDTA plasma,Li or Na heparinized plasma

Instructions
"Minimum specimen requirement 1.0 ml serum
Testing Frequency: Daily"

Transport Container
SST

Transport Temperature
Refrigerated

Reject Criteria (Eg, hemolysis? Lipemia? Thaw/Other?)
Stability: 7 days at 2-8 degrees

Methodology
Two wash sandwich immunoassay

Clinical Significance
"Expected Value(s):
Nonreactive"



The CPT Codes provided in this document are based on AMA guidelines and are for informational purposes only. CPT coding is the sole responsibility of the billing party. Please direct any questions regarding coding to the payor being billed. Any Profile/panel component may be ordered separately. Reflex tests are performed at an additional charge.