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94016: Hiv-1 Rna,quant R-t Pcr W/rfx To Coreceptor Tropism,uds Print View
HIV-1 RNA, QN PCR     copies/mL 
HIV-1 RNA, QN PCR     Log copies/mL 

PRIMARY
1 Plasma EDTA 3 (2.5) mL   Refrigerated - 5 Day(s)/Frozen - 30 Day(s)  
ALTERNATE
  Plasma PPT Tube 3 (2.5) mL   Refrigerated - 5 Day(s)/Frozen - 30 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 can be used to assess patient prognosis by measuring the baseline HIV-1 RNA level or to monitor the effects of antiretroviral therapy by measuring changes in EDTA plasma HIV-1 RNA levels during the course of antiretroviral treatment. 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.

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
Reject Criteria: Gross hemolysis; lipemia; serum; whole blood greater than 24 hours old; non-centrifuged PPT; frozen PPT (in situ); heparinized plasma

Transport Temperature: Frozen

Methodology: Real-Time Polymerase Chain Reaction

Reflex Criteria: If SRC 70011130 HIV-1 RNA Quantitative PCR is greater than or equal to 1000 copies then 94014-HIV-1 Coreceptor Tropism, Ultradeep Sequencing will be performed at an additional charge (CPT code: 87906).






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