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  Hepatitis C Genotyping Specimen Type:
 

Do Not Draw on Weekends

Blood


MICROBIOLOGY

Specimen requirements: 10 mL Red Stopper; Plain , SST
Unit of measure: N/A
Ideal sample: 10 mL
Absolute minimum amount: 2-7 mL
Method of collection: Venipuncture
Transportation: N/A
Label instructions: All samples must be labeled with time collected, patient's name, and Medical Record number.
Request test on form: Multi Labs/Micro/Viro/Serology ( 151-905 )
Order/entry screen(s): Serology
Stat frequency: N/A
Stat turn around time: N/A
Routine frequency: Friday
Must be in by: N/A
Routine turn around time: 7 Days
For Thornton deliver to: Microbiology : Processing Desk, 1st floor,
  Hospital, room 1-013
For Hillcrest deliver to: Microbiology : Room 2-109
Scheduling requirements : Accepted in Laboratory Monday - Friday, 0800 to 1700.
Method: Polymerase Chain Reaction
Special Instructions: Same as Hepatitis C RNA, Quantitative.  MUST also order HCV quantitative.
CyberLAB abbreviation: HEPCG
CyberLAB code: 5145
Lab Processing Instructions: N/A