HIV 1 DNA, Qualitative

Last Modified: 3/27/2019 3:46:33 PM

Medical Necessity Documentation:  
Client Notes:  
Patient Preparation:  
Specimen Requirements: 0.7 mL Whole Blood in a Lavender Top Tube - EDTA
Collection Instructions: Order must include patients age
Minimum Volume: 0.3 mL
Transport & Storage: Temperature/Stability: 6 days Ambient
6 days Refrigerated
Rejection Criteria: Hemolysis • Frozen • Hepranized Whole Blood
Reference Range: Not Detected
Critical Ranges:  
Test Comments: A negative HIV-1 DNA result does not exclude the possibility of infection. HIV-1 RNA testing may detect viral nucleic acid in the absence of measurable DNA.
Methodology: Real-Time PCR
Clinical Significance:  
Custom Panel: No


Turn Around Time: 4 to 7 days
Days Performed: Tuesday, Thursday
Sites Performed: Quest - Chantilly
PHL Test Code: HVPC1
EPIC Test Code: LAB919
Send Out Test Code: 8401
Alternate Test Names: HIV-1 DNA, Qualitative
Included Tests:  
CPT Coding: 87535

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