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Interleukin 28B-Associated Variants, IL28B, 2 SNPs

Mnemonic:    [IL 28B]
Name:    Interleukin 28B-Associated Variants, IL28B, 2 SNPs
Specimen:    3 mL whole blood from a Lavender top tube. Transport whole blood sample in the original collection container.
Minimum Spec:    1 mL
Transport Temp:    Refrigerated
Spec Stability:    Stable 7 days refrigerated.
Ref Lab/Code:    ARUP 2004680
  Method:    PCR/Single Nucleotide Extension
Note:    Used to predict response to peginterferon (PEG-IFNa) and ribavirin (RBV) therapy for chronic HCV-1 infection.