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IL28B Genotype

Item Value
Available Stat? No
Test code IL28B
Performed by Pharmacogenomics
In House Availability Run once per week
Method RT-PCR
Container type Lavender top (EDTA)
Amount to Collect 2 mL blood
Sample type EDTA Whole blood
Preferred volume 2 mL
Min. Volume 1 mL
Normal range C/C Genotype
Synonyms rs12979860, Interleukin 28B
Stability Refrigerated 1 week
Turn around times 1-9 days
Additional information The IL28B C/C genotype (rs12979860) is associated with higher sustained viral response to pegylated interferon/ribavirin therapy in HCV genotype 1 infected individuals than the C/T and T/T genotypes.
CPT coding 83891, 83896 x2, 83898, 83912
LDT or Mod FDA? Yes
Last Updated 9/6/2013 12:33:52 PM
Entry Number 1478

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