Hepatitis C virus NS5A drug resistance assay

Alphabetical Test listing

Hepatitis C virus NS5A drug resistance assay-994

  
Hepatitis C virus NS5A drug resistance assay
  
994
  
LAB994
  
MSO
  
HCV drug resistance
HCV NS5A drug resistance assay
NS5A resistance analysis
  

Assessment of drug susceptibility by nucleic acid sequencing of a patient's hepatitis C virus (HCV) to the NS5A inhibitors. Assay should be used for patients with documented HCV genotype 1.

  
Serum
  
  
2.0 mL
  
1.0 mL
  

Indicate the patient's HCV genotype (1a or 1b) on the test request form.

  
  1. Centrifuge specimen within six (6) hours of collection
  2. Remove serum and transfer to a Screw-cap polypropylene frozen transport vial/tube - 4mL (LabCorp)
  3. Freeze
  
  

Frozen

  
  • Insufficient volume
  • Heparinized plasma
  •  Non-frozen specimens
  • Specimens exposed to repeated freeze/thaw cycles
  • Specimen received in "pop-top" or "snap- cap" tube
  
Monogram Biosciences via LabCorp (550325): R-NX
  
Varies
  
12 days
  

Polymerase chain reaction (PCR) amplification and DNA next generation sequencing

  

An interpretive report will be provided

  
87902
87900
  
Result 72862-6
  
05/29/2019
  
05/29/2019