New Laboratory Tests and Services

 Collection/Processing Updates for Hepatitis C Testing

Effective Monday, January 8, 2018, the following tests will only require one (1) plasma aliquot tube (previously required two) from a 6 mL pink-top EDTA whole blood tube:

  1. HCV RNA Quantitative (HEPCR)
  2. Exposure HCV RNA (EHEPCR)
  3. Hep C Virus Prog (HCVPRO)
  4. HIV-1 RNA Quant (HIVRNA)
  5. HCV Genotype (HCGENO)

Each of the listed tests require a separate 3-4 mL plasma aliquot, for each test ordered. 
The Geisinger Medical Laboratories Test Catalog has been updated.

If you have any questions, please call 1-800-695-6491 or refer to our test catalog for additional information.

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