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Test Code IL28B Interleukin 28B Polymorphisms

Clinical System Name

Interleukin 28B Polymorphisms

Synonyms

Hepatitis C Virus Genotyping

IL28B.12979860

Interleukin 28B Polymorphism

Lambda Interferon Genotyping

Ribavirin Genotyping

Sample Requirements

Specimen: Whole Blood

Container(s): Lavender/EDTA or Yellow/ACD A or Yellow/ACD B

Preferred Vol: 3.0 mL

Minimum Vol: 1.0 mL

 

Note: 

Processing Instructions

Reject due to: Frozen samples are unacceptable. Hemolysis is unacceptable.

Spin: N

Aliquot: N

Temp: 2 - 4 C

Storage location: Do not spin. Refrigerate whole blood in CPA refrigerator, Send Outs rack.

 

Off-site collection: Do not spin. Send refrigerated.

Stability

Specimen Type Temperature Time
Whole blood Room temp

72 h

  Refrigerated 1 w
  Frozen

Unacceptable

 

Availability

STAT Performed TAT
N T, Th, and Su 7 - 10 d

 

Performing Laboratory

ARUP Laboratories

500 Chipeta Way
Salt Lake City, UT 84108-1221

 

Phone Number: (800) 522-2787

Department

Department: Send Outs

Phone Number: (206) 987-2563

 

Reference Range

Interpretive report provided.

Methodology

Method: Polymerase Chain Reaction/Single Nucleotide Extension

Analytical Volume: 1 mL

Limitations:

CPT Codes

81479

Send Out Instructions

Reference Test Name: Interleukin 28 B (IL28B)-Associated Variants, 2 SNPs
Reference Test Number:

2004680

Instructions:

Send out Monday - Friday with the ARUP courier.