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HIV 1 RNA, Qualitative *

SIM

15219 

CPT

 87535 

Synonyms

HIV-1 QUAL. 

Specimen Type

Plasma or Serum 

Container

Lavender-top (EDTA)tube;Yellow-top (ACD) tube; Red or Gold-top tube

Collection Instructions

 

Volume

Volume:   1mL. plasma or serum
Minimum volume: 0.5 mL. plasma or serum

Additional Information

This test is intended for use as an aid in the diagnosis of HIV-1 infection, including acute or primary.
This assay may also be used as an additional test when it is reactive, to confirm HIV-1 infection in an individual whose specimen is repeatedly reactive for HIV-1 antibodies.
This test is not intended for donor testing.

PatientPreparation

 

Specimen Processing Instructions

 

Transport Requirements

Frozen

Specimen Stability

 Frozen :30 days 

Rejection Criteria

 Quantity not sufficient; Grossly hemolyzed specimens;

Reference Range

Reference Range accompanies report

CriticalValue

 

Test Includes

HIV-1 RNA 

Methodology

Transcription-mediated amplification (TMA) 

TestingFrequency

 

LCA

139350 

Reviewed By

Lisa McBride                    

Reviewed Date

2/19/2018 

Supplemental

 * Denotes Reference Lab Test

Reviewed by Lisa McBride on February 19, 2018

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