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Hepatitis C Viral RNA QN RT PCR

Order Code CH402
Turnaround Time 24-48 hours
Specimen Requirements
Specimen Source
Serum, Plasma
Transport Container
(Specimen Container)

SST (Tiger Top), EDTA (lavender)

Preferred Specimens
3 mL plasma or serum
Minimum Volume (uL)
1 mL
Collection Instructions
(Transport Temperature)
Transport Refrigerated (cold packs)
Specimen Stability
Temperature Period
Room temperature 72 hours
Refrigerated 14 days
Frozen 84 days
Reject Criteria

Whole blood samples >24 hours old
Frozen whole blood

Special Instructions

Do not freeze whole blood or any samples stored in primary tube. Freshly drawn specimens (whole blood) may be stored at 2-25° C for up to 24 hours prior to centrifugation. Separate plasma or serum from cells within 24 hours of collection by centrifugation. Follow manufacturer’s instructions for collection tube handling.

Test Details
Real-Time Polymerase Chain Reaction
Reference Ranges

Not detected Log IU/mL