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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:
6.0 mL (minimum 3.0 mL)
Cause for Rejection:
Drawn in Green-top (heparin) tube
Storage:
Frozen
Availability:
Sent to Reference Laboratory
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 This test is intended to be used to monitor known HIV-positive infections. It is not intended for primary detection of HIV infections. Specimens submitted for HIV-1 genotyping should contain > or =500 copies/mL of HIV-1 RNA.
CPT Code:
87901