Anti HCV; HCV Antibody; HCV Ab; HCV with Reflex; Hep C; Hep C Ab; Hep C Titer; Hep C Virus; Hepatitis C Ab IgG; Total Hep C Antibodies
Serum or Plasma
Quest Diagnostics San Juan Capistrano
Other Reference Test
6-8 mL Blood
Red Top (No Additive)
Plasma collected in an EDTA (lavender-top) tube is also acceptable.
Room Temp=72 Hours; Refrigerated=14 Days; Frozen=30 Days
Gross hemolysis; Grossly lipemic
4 mL Serum or Plasma
3 mL Serum or Plasma
Hepatitis C Antibody with Reflex to HCV RNA, Quantitative RT-PCR is replacing Hepatitis C Antibody with Reflex to RIBA as of 3/11/13 per Quest.