HIV1/HIV2 SUPPLEMENTAL ASSAY

Test Documentation
Components
Samples ordered for HIV1/HIV2 Supplemental confirmation assay (HIVD) must have a prior reactive HIV1/2 3rd or 4th generation screen. The screening assay may be performed at the client laboratory or at Warde Medical Laboratory.

Specimen Required
Draw blood in a plain red-top tube. Centrifuge, separate serum from cells and send 1.0 mL serum (0.5 mL minimum) refrigerated in a screw-capped plastic vial.

Alternate Specimen
Serum: SST; Plasma: EDTA, sodium or lithium heparin, sodium citrate

Rejection Criteria
Gross hemolysis

Methodology
Immunochromatography

Stability
Room temperature: 48 hours; Refrigerated: 7 days; Frozen: 14 days

Reference Range
Non-reactive

Performed
Monday-Friday

Turnaround Time1-3 days
Test CodeHIVD
CPT-4 Code (s)
86701, 86702
LOINC Codes
HIV-1   7917-8  
HIV-2   7919-4  

Warde
Medical
Laboratory