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2 - 4 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.
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1.1 mL (Note: This volume does not allow for repeat testing.)
Lavender-top (EDTA) tube or plasma preparation tube (PPT™)
Centrifuge sample within 24 hours of collection. Transfer plasma to a screw-cap polypropylene transport tube. Ship frozen (preferred). To avoid delays in turnaround time when requesting multiple tests on frozen samples, please submit a separate frozen specimen for each test requested.
Freeze (preferred) or refrigerate. Stable at room temperature for 24 hours or refrigerated for six days. Stable frozen for six weeks.
Incorrect anticoagulant; PPT™ frozen and/or not centrifuged
Detect and quantitate HIV-1 in plasma
Assay range: 20−10,000,000 copies/mL
Cobas® AmpliPrep/Cobas® TaqMan® HIV-1 Test, Version 2.0
|Order Code||Order Code Name||Order Loinc||Result Code||Result Code Name||UofM||Result LOINC|
|550430||RNA, Real Time PCR (Non-Graph)||20447-9||550413||HIV-1 RNA by PCR||copies/mL||20447-9|
|550430||RNA, Real Time PCR (Non-Graph)||20447-9||550414||log10 HIV-1 RNA||log10copy/mL||29541-0|
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