HIV-2 DNA/RNA Qualitative Real Time PCR - LG5059


Sunquest Code:ARMISC  
Epic Code:LAB4909Epic Name:Send Outs Misc Test
Synonyms:HIV-2 Proviral DNA
Methodology:Real-time reverse transcription PCR
CPT Code:87538
Turnaround Time:Specimens are sent to reference laboratory Mon-Sat; results are reported within 3-4 days.
Compliance:

This test was developed and its analytical performance characteristics have been determined by Quest Diagnostics. It has not been cleared or approved by the FDA. This assay has been validated pursuant to the CLIA regulations and is used for clinical purposes.



Collection Instructions

Specimen:Blood
Optimal Volume:1 mL
Minimum\Peds Volume:0.4 mL
Container:Purple (EDTA) (Yellow (ACD, Solution A) tube available from laboratory)
Causes for Rejection:Hemolyzed or heparinized specimens. Frozen specimens.


Processing and Shipping

Specimen Processing:Do not process. Store at room temperature.
Shipping Instructions:Ship at room temperature.
Test Performed at or Referral Lab Lab Sendouts  (Quest Diagnostics via ARUP)
Referral Lab number:34977


Interpretive

Reference Range:Not detected.
Use:Detection of both the RNA and DNA forms of the HIV-2 genome.


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