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Hepatitis C virus RNA (HCV RNA), quantitative (HCV viral load)
Negative (detection limit: 12 IU/mL, assay-specific)
PPT (light green), SST, or lavender.
Analysis should be done within 2 hrs. Otherwise, separate serum or plasma and freeze at –20°C within 2 hrs for testing at a later time.