Item Value
Test name IL28B Genotype
Available Stat? No
Turn around times 10-14 days
In House Availability Run 1x per week as needed, Tuesday or Thursday, day shift only
Performed by Medical Genomics – Molecular Diagnostics
Normal range See 'Additional information'
Container type Lavender top (EDTA)
Amount to Collect 3 mL blood
Collection Instructions Avoid hemolysis. Due to stability issues these samples should only be collected at UCSF Monday through noon Friday.

Do not collect sample in heparin. Keep sample refrigerated for overnight or longer storage.

For UCSF Samples (from remote sites) Click here for sample collection instructions

For NON-UCSF Samples Click here for Requisition form & Account set-up instructions. Note we only do institutional billing.
Sample type EDTA Whole blood

If you have additional questions regarding this test, please call: 415-353-1667