BIL28 - Overview: Interleukin 28B (IL28B) Polymorphism (rs12979860), Blood

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Test ID: BIL28    
Interleukin 28B (IL28B) Polymorphism (rs12979860), Blood

Useful For Suggests clinical disorders or settings where the test may be helpful

Predicting responsiveness of genotype 1 hepatitis C viral infections to combined pegylated-interferon and ribavirin-based therapies

Testing Algorithm Delineates situation(s) when tests are added to the initial order. This includes reflex and additional tests.


Special Instructions and Forms Describes specimen collection and preparation information, test algorithms, and other information pertinent to test. Also includes pertinent information and consent forms to be used when requesting a particular test

Method Name A short description of the method used to perform the test

Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR) Followed by 5’-Nuclease End-Point Allelic Discrimination Analysis

(PCR is utilized pursuant to a license agreement with Roche Molecular Systems, Inc.)

NY State Approved Indicates the status of NY State approval and if the test is orderable for NY State clients.


Reporting Name A shorter/abbreviated version of the Published Name for a test; an abbreviated test name

IL28B Polymorphism Genotype, B

Aliases Lists additional common names for a test, as an aid in searching

Interleukin 28B
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