Abbott Cell-Dyn Ruby
MPV is derived from the PLT histogram after the PLT count has been determined, expressed in femtoliters.
EDTA draw tube at least half full
2 mL screw-cap tube
2-8 C (ice packs) or frozen
store at 2-8 C for up to 3 days, frozen at -20C to -80C for up to 6 weeks
Not Detected-no current infection <10 Detected-HCV RNA detected but not quantified, below the lower limit 10 to 25-HCV RNA detected and quantified, within the linear range of the assay >10 IU/mL and <25 IU/mL. 25 to 100,000,000-HCV RNA detected and quantified, within the linear range of 25 to 100,000,000 IU/mL. >100,000,000-HCV RNA is detected above the upper limit of quantification