HIV-1 INTEGRASE GENOTYPE

Test Documentation
Specimen Required
Draw blood in a lavender tube. Centrifuge, remove plasma from cells within 6 hours of collection, and send 2.0 mL plasma (0.6 mL minimum) frozen in a screw-capped plastic vial.

Rejection Criteria
Serum, heparinized plasma, gross hemolysis, lipemia

Methodology
Reverse Transcriptase Polymerase Chain Reaction (RT-PCR), Sequencing.

Stability
Room temperature: 24 hours; Refrigerated: 5 days; Frozen: 35 days

Reference Range
By report

Performed
Monday, Friday

Turnaround Time5-9 days
Test CodeHIVIG
CPT-4 Code (s)
87906
LOINC Codes
Date Viral Load Collected: 33882-2;
Raltegravir Resistance: 72525-9;
Elvitegravir Resistance: 72526-7;
Dolutegravir Resistance: 72857-6

Warde
Medical
Laboratory