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34949: HIV-1 Genotype Print View
HIV-1 Genotype      

PRIMARY
1 Plasma EDTA 2 (0.6) mL   Room Temperature - 24 Hour(s)/Frozen - 42 Day(s)/Refrigerated - 6 Day(s)  
ALTERNATE
  CSF 2 (0.6) mL   Room Temperature - 24 Hour(s)/Refrigerated - 6 Day(s)/Frozen - 42 Day(s)  
  PPT EDTA (White-top)   Room Temperature - 24 Hour(s)/Refrigerated - 6 Day(s)/Frozen - 42 Day(s)  

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. The test identifies drug resistance-associated mutations in the HIV-1 protease and reverse transcriptase genes. It can be used to predict antiretroviral drug resistance before initation of therapy and in patients experiencing virologic failure while on therapy.

Freshly drawn specimens (whole blood) may be stored at 2 degree C to
25 degree C for up to 24 hours prior to centrifugation. Separate
plasma from cells within 24 hours of collection by centrifugation.
Follow manufacturer's instructions for collection tube handling.
CSF: Collect CSF using standard procedures. Transfer to a sterile,
leak-proof container. Ship frozen.
Setup Schedule
Sunday-Saturday

Reported (Analytical Time)
4-9 days

CPT Codes
87901,87900

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: Plasma received frozen in the plasma preparation tube (PPT), Serum, whole blood greater than 24 hours old, frozen whole blood
Transport Temperature: Frozen
Methodology: DNA Sequencing; Reverse Transcriptase Polymerase Chain Reaction
Note: This volume does not allow for repeat testing






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