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HIV1D / 8401-Q
HIV-1 DNA QUALITATIVE PCR

Test Code HIV1D / 8401-Q 
Test HIV-1 DNA QUALITATIVE PCR 
Methodology Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR) 
Description Useful for the detection of pro-viral DNA. It has been used in the management of perinatal HIV infection. HIV-1 RNA has recently been confirmed equally as sensitive and specific for this purpose. 
Specimen Draw 1 mL (minimum 0.5 mL) in an EDTA lavender-top tube. Send whole blood refrigerated. Do not freeze. 
Reference Values Not detected 
Analytic Time 2 Days 
Day(s) Test Set Up Tuesday through Saturday 
CPT Code(s) 87535