HEPATITIS C VIRAL RNA (HCV RNA) QUANTITATIVE, REAL TIME PCR
This test is intended for use as an aid in management of HCV infected patients and is not intended for use in the initial diagnosis or confirmation of HCV infection. This test quantifies HCV RNA of free HCV virions in serum / plasma. HCV RNA is a marker of viral replication and persistence is associated with disease progression. This test can be used to monitor response to therapy.
12 hours fasting is recommended.
Sample by Tue / Fri 11 am; Report Thu / Mon