HUMAN IMMUNODEFICIENCY VIRUS 1 (HIV-1) QUALITATIVE BY NAAT

Components
Detects HIV-1 RNA

Specimen Required
Draw blood in a lavender EDTA. Send 1.0 mL blood (0.4 mL minimum) refrigerated in an original tube or a screw-capped plastic vial

Rejection Criteria
Heparinized specimens

Methodology
Qualitative Transcription Mediated Amplification

Stability
Room temperature: Unacceptable; Refrigerated: 1 week; Frozen: 1 week

Reference Range
Not detected

Performed
Tuesday-Saturday

Turnaround Time4-7 days
Test CodeHIVBL
CPT-4 Code (s)
87535
LOINC Codes
5017-9

Warde
Medical
Laboratory