Human Immunodeficiency Virus 1 (HIV-1) Qualitative by NAAT, Whole Blood


Sunquest Code:HIV1QL  
Epic Code:LAB8137Epic Name:Human Immunodeficiency Virus 1 (HIV-1) Qualitative by NAAT
Synonyms:HIV 1; HIV-1
Methodology:Transcription mediated amplification
Turnaround Time:Specimens are sent to reference laboratory Mon-Sat; results are reported in 2-5 days.
Compliance:

This test was developed and its performance characteristics determined by ARUP Laboratories. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has not approved or cleared this test; however, FDA clearance or approval is not currently required for clinical use. The results are not intended to be used as the sole means for clinical diagnosis or patient management decisions.



Collection Instructions

Specimen:Blood
Optimal Volume:1 mL
Minimum\Peds Volume:0.4 mL
Container:Purple (EDTA)
Causes for Rejection:Room temperature or heparinized specimens.


Processing and Shipping

Specimen Processing:Do not process; send 1 mL, 0.4 mL minimum whole blood.
Shipping Instructions:Ship at refrigerated temperature.
Stability:1 week refrigerated or frozen.
Test Performed at or Referral Lab Lab Sendouts  (ARUP)
Referral Lab number:3001474


Interpretive

Reference Range:Not detected
Use:Assay detects HIV-1 virus RNA.


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