Hepatitis C Antibody

Profile or Test Panel
Also Known as (Alias) anti-HCV
Antibody to Hepatitis C Virus
Indications Primary test for blood donor and recipient/patient testing
Primary test for organ donor testing
Method Abbott PRISM HCV assay
Test Information Assay is an in vitro chemiluminescent immunoassay for the qualitative detection of antibodies to hepatitis C virus in serum or plasma.
Sample Requirements Living Donor:  Serum or Plasma (EDTA, Potassium oxalate, Sodium citrate, ACD-A, ACD-B, CPD, CP2D, CPDA-1). Heparin anticoagulants are not acceptable.
Cadaveric Donor: Serum 
Requested Volume 6 mL
Minimum Volume or Pediatric volume 0.6 mL
Shipping Information Living Donor:  Samples are acceptable at 2-8°C for up to 14 days; samples can be frozen at -20 °C or lower.
Cadaveric Donor:  Samples are acceptable for up to 2 days at 2-8°C. (> 2 days pour off and store frozen).
Requisition Form Donor Testing RFT
Transaction Code 3063-00
CPT Codes 86803
Test Schedule 7 days per week
Turn around Time (analytic time) 1200 PM Next Day; STAT testing available for organ transplantation
Report/ Results Nonreactive or Reactive (NR or R)


Profile or Test Panel
Also Known as (Alias) anti-HCV; Antibody to Hepatitis C Virus
Indications Cadaveric testing
Secondary test for organ donor testing
Method Ortho HCV Version 3.0 ELISA Test System
Test Information Assay is an enzyme-linked, immunosorbent assay for the qualitative detection of antibody to hepatitis C virus in serum and plasma.
Sample Requirements Living Donor:  Serum or Plasma (EDTA, Litium Heparin, 4% citrate, ACD, CPD, CP2D, CPDA-1) Cadaveric Donor: Serum or Plasma (EDTA)
Requested Volume 6 mL
Minimum Volume or Pediatric volume 1 mL
Shipping Information Samples are acceptable at 2-8°C for up to 7 days; samples may be frozen at -20 °C
Requisition Form Transplant Infectious Disease Testing Request (Contact the Donor Testing Laboratory @425-656-7907)
Transaction Code 3063-00
CPT Codes 86803
Test Schedule 7 days per week
Turn around Time (analytic time) 600 AM Next Day for Cadaveric;
1200 PM Next Day; STAT testing available for organ transplantation
Report/ Results Reactive or Nonreactive