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HIV-1 Genotype

Infectious Disease Laboratories : Virology

Test ID/Workstation :
HVGEN MAYO
Specimen Type:
Blood
Tube Type:
Purple top (EDTA) tube
Collection Volume:
5.0 mL (minimum 1.5 mL)
Cause for Rejection:
-
Storage:
Frozen
Availability:
Sent to reference lab
Methodology:
Reverse Transcription-Polymerase Chain Reaction (RT-PCR)/DNA Sequencing
Special Instructions:
Centrifuge and separate plasma from cells within 6 hours of collection. If collected at an offsite location, send by a STAT Courier to Hospital lab
Lab/Phone:
330-543-8418
TAT:
2-10 days
Additional Info:
Reference range is available on patient report Special Information: This test may be unsuccessful if the plasma HIV-1 RNA viral load is less than 1,000 HIV-1 RNA copies/mL plasma. If the viral load is ordered at the same time, the turnaround time for the HIV Genotyping will be delayed until the viral load is completed.
CPT Code:
87901
Synonyms:
-