Hepatitis C Antibody with reflex to TMA !!! NOTE: The contents are valid only for: 07/20/2024 !!!

WSLH Department: CDD - Communicable Disease Division
WSLH Test Code: SS00089P
Availability: Test is run daily, Monday-Friday
Turn-around Time: 1-4 days
Recommended Uses: Detection of antibody to Hepatitis C virus in serum.
Contraindications: Not intended for use in screening blood or plasma donors.
Additional Tests Performed:
Patient Preparations: Routine blood draw.
Specimen Requirements: 3 ml of serum (1 ml minimum) or 7-10 ml vacutainer, no additives.
Specimen Handling & Transport: Specimens must be stored refrigerated (2-8C) and transported with frozen cool packs. Specimens must be tested within 7 days of collection unless specimens are removed from clot, red blood cells, or separator gel and stored frozen at -20C or colder.
Collection Kit/Container: Serology Specimens
Sterile Transfer Tube
Collection Instructions: Routine blood draw.
Unacceptable Conditions: Specimens that have been heat-inactivated, pooled, grossly hemolyzed, or have obvious microbial contamination. Specimens stored for more than 7 days not frozen at -20 degrees C. Cadaveric specimens or body fluids other than human serum are unacceptable.
Requisition Form: CDD Requisition Form B
Required Information: Laboratory regulations require the following minimum information to be provided on the requisition form for a specimen to be accepted for testing: Patient name or unique identifier; date and time of collection, patient date of birth and sex, specimen type/site of collection, test request(s), clinician name and UPIN, and address for reporting results. Please be certain that name/identifier on the form matches that on the specimen label.
Results Include: Non-reactive, Reactive, or Equivocal
Limitations: Assay does not distinguish between past, chronic or recent exposure to HCV. Does not distinguish between detection of IgG and IgM antibodies.
Additional Tests Recommended:
Additional Comments: Hepatitis C Virus TMA, Quant is automatically performed on all positive specimen to asses for active infection.
Methodology: Chemiluminescent microparticle immunoassay (CMIA)
Includes: Qualitative immunoassay for detection of IgG and IgM antibodies to the Hepatitis C virus. Quantitative TMA testing for Hepatitis C virus RNA will be performed on positive specimen, additional charge will be incurred.
CPT Code: 86803
Price: $24.00
!!! NOTE: The contents are valid only for: 07/20/2024 !!!