HEPATITIS C ANTIBODY (RIBA), SUPPLEMENTAL

Includes

HEPATITIS C AB (RIBA) IS NO LONG AVAILABLE DUE TO REAGENT UNAVAILABILITY. For follow up to a low positive Hepatitis C Virus Antibody by Immunoassay result, and in lieu of the unavailable HCV RIBA, ARUP offers the two options below. Please note that due to stringent specimen integrity requirements for testing by PCR, specimens may not be eligible for PCR testing subsequent to antibody testing.

Guidelines

HEPATITIS C AB (RIBA) IS NO LONG AVAILABLE DUE TO REAGENT UNAVAILABILITY. For follow up to a low positive Hepatitis C Virus Antibody by immunoassay result, and in lieu of the unavailable HCV RIBA, see the two options below. Hepatitis C Virus RNA Quantitative, PCR This assay has a lower limit of detection of 18 IU/mL, and a lower limit of quantitation of 43 IU/mL. Hepatitis C Virus RNA Qualitative PCR This assay has a lower limit of detection of 100 IU/mL.

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