HIV Phenotyping with Genotype (PhenoSense GT Pheno and Genotyping)

Abbrev Code:HIVPH   
Order Code:LAB3533Order Name:HIV Phenotyping with Genotype
Order Instructions:HIV-1 combined pheno and genotyping provides antiretroviral susceptibility info for protease inhibitors (PI) and reverse transcriptase inhibitors (NRTI, NNRTI). Useful in clarifying and confirming results from HIV genotyping tests.
Methodology:Reverse transcription/polymerase chain reaction and cell expression for 12 drugs
CPT Codes: 87903 x1, 87904 x12, 87900 x1, 87901 x1, 87900 x1, 87901 x1, 87903 x1, 87904 x12
Test Includes:This test uses a commercial kit or reagent that has not been approved or cleared by the FDA. For research use only. Not for use in diagnostic procedures.
Turnaround Time:Specimens are sent to reference laboratory Mon-Sat; results are reported within 15-22 days.
Special Instructions:Patient's most recent viral load and collection date is required. Procedure should be used for patients with documented HIV-1 infection and viral loads greater than 500 copies/mL.

Collection Instructions

Optimal Volume:6 mL
Minimum\Peds Volume:2.2 mL
Container:Purple (EDTA)

Processing and Shipping

Specimen Processing:Centrifuge and aliquot 3 mL, 1 mL minimum, within 6 hours of collection. Freeze immediately. Indicate viral load on aliquot tube.
Shipping Instructions:Ship on dry ice.
Stability:2 weeks frozen at -20
Test Performed at or Referral Lab Lab Sendouts  (Monogram Biosciences via ARUP)
Referral Lab number:92399


Reference Range:By report.
Use:Determines viral phenotype and genotype resistance to antiviral drugs. Viral replication capacity is included.

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