Test ID: ZH190 (FLFFT)
CPT code: 81596
Specimen Type: SST preferred. Red top acceptable.
Frequency: 3 – 5 days
Instructions: 3.5 mL Serum from SST is preferred. Red top tube is acceptable., Frozen, Separate within two hours . Min 2 mL.
Text: Assessment of liver status following a diagnosis of HCV. Baseline determination of liver status before initiating HCV therapy. Posttreatment assessment of liver status six months after completion of therapy. Noninvasive assessment of liver status in patients who are at increased risk of complications from a liver biopsy.