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Hepatitis C Genotyping

Referred out to Alberta Provincial Laboratory for Public Health (ProvLab)

Consult the ProvLab Guide to Services for test requirements and complete the appropriate ProvLab requisition available at: http://www.albertahealthservices.ca/lab/Page3317.aspx.

Source Blood
Mnemonic HCV GENOT
Specimen Requirements

2 x 3.5 mL gold top SST tube

Pediatric: 2 mL

Do not collect in same tube with any other test.

Specimen Handling

Allow to clot, centrifuge, do not open.

Send as TDG on ice pack. Ensure tubes are not in direct contact with ice pack so specimen does not freeze.

Refrigerate until transport.

Additional Information

A special requisition requesting specific clinical information is required for ordering of this test. Obtain requisition by contacting the Prov Lab Distribution Centre, Edmonton Site at 780-407-8971.

Refer to Provincial Laboratory http://www.albertahealthservices.ca/lab/page3317.aspx.

Testing Location Referred out to ProvLab
Testing Frequency
Alternate Name(s)
Reference Interval