The Anti-HCV assay is a chemiluminescence immunoassay (CLIA) for the qualitative detection of immunoglobulin G (IgG) and immunoglobulin M (IgM) antibodies to hepatitis C virus (anti-HCV) in human adult serum.
Chemiluminescence Immunoassay (CLIA)
Collect in gold top SST tube, centrifuge
Collect in tiger top SST tube, centrifuge
Serum separated from the clot can be maintained at refrigerated temperature (2-8°C) during transit for no more than seven days after collection. Serum separated from the clot should be dispensed in aliquots, stored frozen (-20°C or colder) for up to 3 months and shipped with dry ice.
Acceptable Specimen Type(s)
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- Missing testing requisition
- Missing minimum of 2 patient identifiers
- Improper labeling
- Improper storage/transport of specimen
- No specimen received (empty collection tube).
- Wrong specimen type
- Low volume
- Specimen damaged, broken, or leaking upon arrival
- Plasma Samples
- Specimen over 7 days old
Fibrin, red blood cells, and other particulate matter. Preservatives with oxidative mechanisms must not be added to specimens, as they may affect the immunoreactivity of recombinant proteins used to detect anti-HCV antibodies.
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13955-0 (Order code: 1470)