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8472: Hepatitis C Antibody W/rfx To Hcv Rna Quant Real-time Pcr Print View
Hepatitis C Antibody IA  Nonreactive   
Signal to Cutoff   < 1.00   

PRIMARY
1 Serum 4 (3) mL   Frozen - 30 Day(s)/Refrigerated - 14 Day(s)/Room Temperature - 72 Hour(s)  
ALTERNATE
  Plasma EDTA 4 (3) mL   Frozen - 30 Day(s)/Refrigerated - 14 Day(s)/Room Temperature - 72 Hour(s)  

Hepatitis C Virus (HCV) is a major cause of hepatitis. The clinical symptoms of a HCV infection are variable. Infection with HCV results in a chronic infection in 50 to 80% of cases. The "window" between HCV acquisition and seroreactivity is highly variable; up to 6 months.
Setup Schedule
Sunday-Saturday

Reported (Analytical Time)
Same day

CPT Code
86803

The CPT codes provided 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 payer being billed.

Notes
Reject Criteria: Moderate hemolysis; gross lipemia Transport Temperature: Room temperataure If the Hepatitis C Antibody is Reactive, the Hepatitis C Viral RNA, Quantitative Real-Time PCR will be performed at an additional charge (CPT) code(s): 87522)






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