test-icon HCV Genotype

Purpose of Test: The HCV Genotyping assay is used for the identification of HCV genotypes 1 to 6 and subtypes a and b of genotype 1 in human serum or plasma. Determination of HCV genotype helps tailor treatment decisions (type/duration) in patients being considered for anti-viral treatment
Method: The VERSANT HCV Genotype assay is an in vitro line probe assay (LiPA)
Minimum Sample Requirements: 1.5mLs EDTA plasma preferred or serum
contact-icon Contacts
Hepatitis Testing Service: kch-tr.LiverHTS@nhs.net
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