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|Also Known as (Alias)||Multiplex NAT
HCV/HIV/HBV Nucleic Acid Test (qualitative PCR)
|Indications||Blood donor screening
Organ donor testing
Cadaveric testingAssay is not intended for diagnostic use.
|Method||Roche COBAS TaqScreen MPX v2.0
Real Time PCR, Qualitative
|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.
Refer to Sample Requirement for HCV-HIV-HBV NAT for details.
|Requisition Form||Donor Testing RFT
Transplant Infectious Disease Testing Request (Contact the Donor Testing Laboratory @ 425-656-7907)
|Transaction Code||HCV: 3077-05
|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|
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