HCV RNA Genotype 1 NS5a Drug Resistance
Label Mnemonic: HRG1
Epic Lab Code: LAB8459
Downtime Form: A-1a Miscellaneous Request
Commercial Mail-out Laboratory
5231 RCP
356-8593
Specimen(s):
Plasma
Collection Medium:
Pink top tube 6 mL (K2-EDTA)
Minimum:
Preferred Minimum: 2 mL plasma
Delivery Instructions:
Deliver to laboratory immediately after collection. Critical frozen.
Turn Around Time:
4-11 days upon receipt at reference laboratory
Reference Range:
Not detected
Comments:
The clinical significance of NS5a resistance associated variants for antiviral therapy may vary according to the clinical status and antiviral treatment experience of the HCV-infected patient.
Methodology:
Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR); Sequencing
CPT Code:
87902