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94345: Hepatitis C Ab W/rfl Rna, Pcr W/rfl Genotype, Lipa(r) Print View
Hepatitis C Antibody IA     
Signal To Cutoff      

PRIMARY
1 Serum 5 (4) mL   Room Temperature - 72 Hour(s)/Refrigerated - 14 Day(s)/Frozen - 30 Day(s)  
ALTERNATE

Determination of hepatitis C genotype is often required to select the most appropriate direct acting agent(s) (DAA) for the treatment of hepatitis C. Some DAAs are only effective for the treatment of hepatitis C genotype 1, whereas others my be used for additional genotypes. Refer to the package inserts of the relevant DAAs for guidance.
Setup Schedule
Monday-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: Gross hemolysis; grossly lipemic; red-top tube (no gel); heparinized plasma
Transport Temperature: Room Temperature
Methodology: Immunoassay (IA), Real-Time Polymerase Chain Reaction, Multi-Probe Reverse Hybridization

Reflex Criteria:
If Hepatitis C Antibody is reactive, then Hepatitis C Viral RNA, Quantitative, Real-Time PCR will be performed at an additional charge (CPT code(s): 87522). If Hepatitis C Viral RNA, Quantitative, Real-Time PCR is > or = 300 IU/mL, Hepatitis C Viral RNA Genotype, LiPA(R) will be performed at an additional charge (CPT code(s): 87902).






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