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93325: Hepatitis C Viral RNA Genotype 3 NS5a Drug Resistance Print View
HCV NS5a Subtype      
Daclatasvir Resistance      
Velpatasvir Resistance      

PRIMARY
1 Plasma EDTA 2 (0.6) mL   Room Temperature - 72 Hour(s)/Refrigerated - 14 Day(s)/Frozen - 42 Day(s)  
ALTERNATE
  Serum 2 (0.6) mL   Room Temperature - 72 Hour(s)/Refrigerated - 14 Day(s)/Frozen - 42 Day(s)  
  PPT Potassium EDTA(white)   Room Temperature - 72 Hour(s)/Frozen - 42 Day(s)/Refrigerated - 14 Day(s)  

For detection of mutations in the genotype 3 NS5a gene associated with resistance to NS5a inhibitors (example: daclatasvir, velpatasvir) including the Y93H polymorphism.

Separate plasma from whole blood within 24 hours of collection by
centrifugation. Transfer to a plastic screw-cap vial and refrigerate
or freeze.
Serum collected in a serum separator tube or red top tube (no gel).
Transfer to a plastic screw-cap vial and refrigerate or freeze.
Setup Schedule
Tuesday

Reported (Analytical Time)
4 days

CPT Code
87902

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: Gross Hemolysis, Grossly Lipemic, Heparin Transport Temperature: Refrigerated (cold packs) Methodology: PCR, Sequencing






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