What is the Hepatitis C RNA test?
This test measures the blood level of Hepatitis C RNA using RT-PCR (Real-Time Polymerase Chain Reaction).
Why is the Hepatitis C RNA test important?
This test helps confirm an active Hepatitis C infection if someone's Hepatitis C antibody test is positive. It is also used for tracking in people with a chronic Hepatitis C infection.
What type of specimen will I submit?
This Hepatitis C RNA Test is a blood test.
Do I need to fast to take this test?
Fasting is not necessary.
How long does it take to get test results?
It typically takes 4 business days or less.