Hepatitis C RNA Qual (RT-PCR)

Test Name Hepatitis C RNA Qual (RT-PCR)
Test Code 977
CPT Code(s) 87521
Preferred Requirement(s) 3mL (2mL) – Lavender (EDTA) Top Tube
Alternate Requirement(s) 3mL (2mL) – Serum Separator Tube (SST)
Transport Temperature R=72hours, F=30days
Methodology Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR)
Days Performed Tues
Special Instructions Plasma and Serum must be separated within 6 hours, transport refrigerated.
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