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IL28B Genotype (Sendaway Test)

Laboratory:Microbiology
Test Code:I28
Medicare rebatable:Yes
Specimen Types:Blood
Container Types:
EDTA 10 mLEDTA 10 mL
Adults Volume or Mass:10 mL
Collection & Request Instructions:

Test only performed on Hepatitis C positive patients.

Dedicated tube required.

 

Transport Instructions:Room Temperature
Processing Instructions:Store at 4'C
Unopened Tube

DO NOT separate sample - whole blood required for test.

 

Assay Frequency:Fortnightly
External Laboratory:V.I.D.R.L.
  External Laboratory details...
External Transport Instructions:Send at ambient temperature
Additional Notes:

This test is intended to predict treatment response to interferon/ribavirin.