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Test Code HCVG3 HCV Type 3 NS5a Drug Resistance

Important Note

Spin, separate and freeze within 6 hours

Additional Codes

This code is for HCV Type 3 only. For Type 1, use code HCVG1.

Collection Container

Lavender top (EDTA) tube; Serum gel and PPT tube acceptable

Specimen Required

Plasma or serum

Specimen Volume

2 mL

Minimum Specimen Volume

1 mL

Transport Temperature

Frozen

Reasons for Rejection

Gross hemolysis or lipemia; heparin plasma; use of pop-top tube

Turnaround Time

11 - 15 days

CPT Code

87902