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16186: HIV-1 RNA, Quantitative Real-Time PCR, CSF Print View
HIV-1 RNA, QN PCR, CSF PCR  < 20  Copies/mL 
HIV RNA, QN PCR, CSF PCR  < 1.30  Log copies/mL 

PRIMARY
1 CSF 3 (1.1) mL   Frozen - 42 Day(s)/Refrigerated - 6 Day(s)/Room Temperature - 24 Hour(s)  
ALTERNATE

This test is intended for use in conjunction with clinical presentation and other laboratory markers of disease progress for the clinical management of HIV-1 infected patients. This test is not intended for use as a screening test for the presence of HIV-1 in blood or blood products or as a diagnostic test to confirm the presence of HIV-1 infection.

CSF: Collect at least 3 mL in a sterile screw-capped container
(1.1 mL min). Do not use heparin tube for collection as heparin
inhibits PCR. Ship CSF frozen.
Setup Schedule
Monday-Saturday

Reported (Analytical Time)
Next day

CPT Code
87536

The CPT codes provided are based on AMA guidelines and are for informational purposes only. CPT coding is the sole responsibility of the billing party. Please direct any questions regarding coding to the payer being billed.

Notes
Reject Criteria: Specimen collected using heparin as anticoagulant; Leaking, uncapped or broken containers. Assay Category: FDA Approved/Cleared/Modified FISH/Molecular assay






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