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Test ID: HCVG    
Hepatitis C Virus Genotype, Serum

Useful For Suggests clinical disorders or settings where the test may be helpful

Determining hepatitis C virus (HCV) genotype (1 to 5) to guide antiviral therapy in patients with chronic hepatitis C

 

Differentiating between HCV subtypes 1a and 1b

 

This assay should not be used as a screening test for HCV infection. It should be performed only on specimens obtained from patients confirmed to have HCV RNA levels in serum of 500 IU/mL or higher.

Reflex Tests Lists tests that may or may not be performed, at an additional charge, depending on the result and interpretation of the initial tests.

Test IDReporting NameAvailable SeparatelyAlways Performed
HCVGRHCV Genotype Resolution, SNoNo

Testing Algorithm Delineates situations when tests are added to the initial order. This includes reflex and additional tests.

Special Instructions Library of PDFs including pertinent information and forms related to the test

Method Name A short description of the method used to perform the test

Reverse Transcriptase-Polymerase Chain Reaction (RT-PCR) followed by Hybridization with Sequence-Specific, Fluorescent-Labeled Oligonucleotide Probes

NY State Available Indicates the status of NY State approval and if the test is orderable for NY State clients.

Yes

Reporting Name Lists a shorter or abbreviated version of the Published Name for a test

HCV Genotype, S

Aliases Lists additional common names for a test, as an aid in searching

HCV Genotype, S
HCVG
HCV Genotyping