HIV Antigen/Antibody (HIV-1/HIV-2) (View in report form.)
|CERNER / EPIC MNEMONIC: |
|CPT CODE: |
|CDM NUMBER: ||3481001|
|DAYS PERFORMED: |
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|CONTAINER TYPE: |
Red top Vacutainer® tube or SSTTM tube
|SPECIMEN REQUIREMENTS: ||Blood (serum)|
|REJECTION CRITERIA: ||Excessive hemolysis, gross contamination of specimen, chylous serum, improper storage of specimen, inappropriate specimen container, insufficient specimen volume.|
|MINIMUM VOLUME: ||7 mL blood (4 mL serum)|
|HANDLING INSTRUCTIONS: ||Specimen should be transported as soon as possible. When transportation is delayed, refrigerate.|
|REFERENCE RANGE: |
No HIV p24 antigen, HIV-1 or HIV-2 antibody detected
|LIMITATIONS OF TEST: |
This test is not diagnostic for AIDS, but, when confirmed, does indicate infection with the HIV-1, HIV-2 or p24 antigen. A negative result may be seen in a patient very early (before seroconversion) or very late in the natural history of HIV infection.
Chemiluminescent Microparticle Immunoassay (CMIA)
|ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: |
All specimens determined positive will be confirmed by Multi Spot analysis.
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|TEST SYNONYM(S):||AIDS Screening Test; HIV-1 Antibody; Human Immunodeficiency Virus Antibody (HIV-1/HIV-2); Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV-1) Antibody; Human T-Lymphotropic Virus Antibody|
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