16 - 26 days
Turnaround time is defined as the usual number of days from the date of pickup of a specimen for testing to when the result is released to the ordering provider. In some cases, additional time should be allowed for additional confirmatory or additional reflex tests. Testing schedules may vary.
Lavender-top (EDTA) or plasma preparation tube (PPT™).
Collect specimen in two lavender-top (EDTA) tubes or two PPT™ tubes. Do not use green-top (heparin) tubes. Centrifuge specimen within six hours of collection. Transfer plasma to one or more polypropylene screw-capped tube(s) and freeze. Ship specimen frozen. To avoid delays in turnaround time, when requesting multiple tests on frozen samples, please submit separate frozen specimens for each test requested.
PPT™ not centrifuged; insufficient volume; heparinized plasma; nonfrozen specimens
Determines phenotypic susceptibility to enfuvirtide (Fuzeon®) and assesses likely effectiveness before enfuvirtide is added to a patient's regimen or before changing a regimen that includes enfuvirtide
This procedure should be used for patients with documented HIV-1 infection and viral loads ≥1000 copies/mL.
Polymerase chain reaction (PCR) amplification and viral culture. PhenoSense Entry® is a trademark of Monogram Biosciences®.
|Order Code||Order Code Name||Order Loinc||Result Code||Result Code Name||UofM||Result LOINC|
|550240||PhenoSense Entry (R)||550247||PhenoSense Entry(R) PDF||51969-4|
|550240||PhenoSense Entry (R)||550248||PhenoSense Entry(R)||82719-6|
|550240||PhenoSense Entry (R)||550249||PhenoSense Entry(R) Interp.||77202-0|
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