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Hepatitis C Antibody with Reflex to HCV, RNA, Quantitative, Real-Time PCR
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).
Results obtained from immunosuppressed patients should be interpreted with caution. Patients receiving mouse antibody therapy may produce false-negative results.
|Hepatitis C Antibody||Non-Reactive|
|Signal to Cut-off||<1.00|
Hepatitis C Virus (HCV) is a major cause of hepatitis. The clinical symptoms of an HCV infection are variable. Infection with HCV results in a chronic infection in 50 to 80% of cases. The "window" between HCV acquisition and seroreactivity is highly variable; up to six months.
HCV with Reflex,HCV Antibody,Anti HCV
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