HUMAN IMMUNODEFICIENCY VIRUS 1 DNA PCR, QUALITATIVE

Mnemonic

MISC

Specimen Collection Requirements

Collect

Whole Blood, one lavender (EDTA) top tube

Handling

DO NOT FREEZE

Preferred Volume

1.0 mL

Minimum Volume

0.5 mL

Transport

Refrigerated

Rejection Criteria

Serum or samples collected in heparin tubes, frozen samples

Stability

Ambient: 12 hours; Refrigerated: 5 days; Frozen: Unacceptable

Testing Information

Performed

Tue - Sat

Reported

2-7 days

Method

Polymerase Chain Reaction

Referral Lab

ARUP (93061)

Reference Values

Reference Values

Not detected.

CPT Codes

87535

Last Updated: Thursday, January 5, 2017 03:42:16 AM