HCV/HIV/HBV Multiplex NAT

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Also Known as (Alias) Multiplex NAT
HCV/HIV/HBV-NAT
HCV/HIV/HBV Nucleic Acid Test (qualitative PCR)
Indications Blood donor screening
Organ donor testing
Cadaveric testing 
Method Roche COBAS TaqScreen MPX
Test Information Nucleic Acid tests for the detection of HCV, HIV –1 (including HIV group O), and HBV in plasma specimen.
Additional Test Information When HCV/HIV/HBV NAT is ordered, HCV, HIV and HBV are tested together using a Multiplex assay (MPX) on individual specimens. Therefore, it is not possible to order one assay without the other.
Sample Requirements Dedicated EDTA tube for HCV/HIV/HBV NAT
Requested Volume 6 mL
Minimum Volume or Pediatric volume 3 mL
Sample Information Further samples types and storage conditions:  Sample Acceptability for Nucleic Acid Testing
Shipping Information Samples are acceptable for 5 days (living) or 2 days (cadaveric) at a combination of room temperature (≤ 25°C) and at 2-8°C.
Requisition Form Donor Testing RFT
Transplant Infectious Disease Testing Request (Contact the Donor Testing Laboratory @425-656-7907)
Transaction Code HCV:  3077-05
HIV:  3077-07
HBV:  3078-06
CPT Codes 87801
Test Schedule 7 days per week
Turn around Time (analytic time) 1200 PM Next Day; STAT testing available for organ transplantation
Report/ Results Positive, Negative, or Reactive, Nondiscriminating