Test Details

Mnemonic

HIVBL

Ordering Code

3600041

CPT-4 Code(s)

87535

Specimen Information

Collect

Lavender EDTA

Specimen Preparation

Centrifuge and separate plasma within 24 hours of collection. Send 2.0 mL plasma frozen in a screw capped plastic vial.

Alternate Specimen

Whole blood: Yellow (ACD), or Plasma Preparation Tube (PPT).

Minimum Volume

0.8 mL

Transport Temperature

Frozen

Rejection Criteria

Heparinized specimens

Stability

Room temperature: Unacceptable
Refrigerated: 72 hours
Frozen: 90 days

Methodology

Qualitative Transcription Mediated Amplification
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Reference Range

Not detected
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Performing Laboratory

ARUP Reference Laboratory
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