HIV-1/2 Antibody Differentiation

Last Modified: 3/27/2019 3:44:26 PM

  Medicare Medical Necessity Restrictions May Apply
Medical Necessity Documentation:  
Client Notes:  
Patient Preparation:  
Specimen Requirements: 2.0 mL Serum in a SST Gold Top Tube
Collection Instructions:  
Minimum Volume: 1.0 mL Serum
Transport & Storage: Temperature/Stability: 72 hours Ambient (transport)
7 days Refrigerated
30 days Frozen
Reference Range:
HIV 1 Antibody Negative
HIV 2 Antibody Negative
Critical Ranges:  
Test Comments: Antibody Differentiation assay is Indeterminate or Negative, HIV-1 RNA, Qualitative, TMA will be ordered and charged
Methodology: Immunoassay (IA)
Clinical Significance: This HIV assay is intended to be used as an aid in discriminating between HIV-1 or HIV-2.
Custom Panel: No


Days Performed: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday
Sites Performed: Quest - Chantilly
PHL Test Code: HVAB
EPIC Test Code: IMO2067
Send Out Test Code: 93170
Alternate Test Names: MultiSpot Kit
Included Tests: HIV 1 Antibody; HIV 2 Antibody
CPT Coding: 86701 (Reflexes 87535), 86702

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