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HIV-1 RNA Detection and Quantification, Plasma

Centralized Core Laboratory - Mayo Clinic Laboratories : Send Out

Test ID :
Test Workstation :
Specimen Type:
Tube Type:
Purple top (EDTA) tube
Collection Volume:
4.0 mL (minimum 2.0 mL)
Sent to Reference Laboratory
Reverse Transcription-Polymerase Chain Reaction (RT-PCR)
Special Instructions:
Test useful for: Diagnosis of HIV1 infection in individuals with acute or early HIV1 infection. Diagnosis of HIV1 infection in infants under 18 months of age to mothers living with HIV1 infection. Quantifying plasma HIV1 RNA levels (viral load) in individuals living with HIV1 infection. Monitoring HIV1 disease progression before or during antiretroviral drug therapy. Lab centrifuge blood and pour off plasma aliquot within 2 hours. Freeze aliquoted plasma immediately.
1-3 days
Additional Info:
Reference range available on patient report
CPT Code:
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