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40085: HIV 1 RNA, Quantitative, Real-Time PCR Print View
HIV-1 RNA, QN PCR     copies/mL 
HIV-1 RNA, QN PCR     Log copies/mL 

PRIMARY
1 Plasma EDTA 3 (1) mL   Refrigerated - 6 Day(s)/Frozen - 2 Month(s)  
ALTERNATE
  Plasma PPT Tube 3 (1) mL   Frozen - 2 Month(s)/Refrigerated - 6 Day(s)  

Do not freeze whole blood or any samples stored in primary tube.
Freshly drawn specimens (whole blood) may be stored at 2-25 degrees 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.
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
Minimum Volume: 1.0 mL (This volume does not allow for repeat testing)
Reject Criteria: Received Room Temperature
Transport Temperature: Frozen
Methodology: Real-Time Polymerase Chain Reaction






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