Tube Type


Test ID LAB887
EPIC Order
  Hepatitis C RNA, Quantitative, PCR
CPT Code(s)   87522
Group/Individual Test   Individual
Laboratory   Molecular Microbiology; 984-974-1820
Tube Station   30
Specimen Routine: 6 mL blood; gold top tube, orange top tubes are not acceptable; see Comments for additional specimen information
Availability Routine: Performed twice per week
Turnaround Time   5 Days
Reference Range

Not Detected

Linear Range


12 IU/mL to 100,000,000 IU/mL (1.08 log(10)-8 log(10) IU/mL)
Comment This test requires a dedicated specimen, and cannot be added-on to specimens already in the laboratory

Reviewed by jcayless on November 27, 2019

Note: Reference ranges provided on this web site are for guidance only, and may not reflect the most recent changes. Refer to laboratory reports for current reference data.

UNC Hospitals
McLendon Clinical Laboratories
101 Manning Drive
Chapel Hill, NC 27514