TROFILE® DNA

Mnemonic

<b><span style='color:red'><u>MISC</span></u></b>

Guidelines

Recommended when a patient’s viral load is undetectable, tropism is unknown and substitution with a CCR5 antagonist-containing regimen is desired.

Specimen Collection Requirements

Collect

Whole Blood, one lavender (EDTA) top tube

Handling

Whole blood frozen immediately.

Preferred Volume

4 mL

Transport

Frozen

Rejection Criteria

Samples not received frozen

Testing Information

Performed

Varies

Method

CD4 cell culture assay for phenotypic recombinant-virus co-receptor tropism

Referral Lab

Monogram Biosciences

Reference Values

Reference Values

Interpretation provided.

CPT Codes

87999

Last Updated: Thursday, January 5, 2017 03:42:33 AM