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HIV-1 Trofile co-receptor tropism

Lab Section:  Sendout  
Lab Location:  Sendout
Reference Lab: ARUP 
Test ID: LAB8734 
Methodology: Recombinant virus, single replication
Schedule: Varies
Reported: 25 days
Specimen Requirements:  Collection: 6.0 mL Blood in a Lavender Top Tube.
Pediatric volume: 3 mL.
Lavender (EDTA) or plasma preparation tube (PPT).
Transport: CRITICAL FROZEN. Separate specimens must be submitted when multiple tests are ordered..
Unacceptable conditions: Thawed specimens.
Stability: Ambient: Unacceptable; Refrigerated: Unacceptable; Frozen at -20C: 2 weeks; Frozen at -70C: Indefinitely

Notes: 

Provide patient's most recent viral load and viral load collection date. Procedure should be used for patients with documented HIV-1 infection and viral loads greater than 1000 copies/mL.

Reference Interval:  See patient report or consult reference laboratory website.
CPT Code(s): 87999
Last Changed: 11/11/2016 09:15:24
Last Reviewed: 12/22/2016 01:41:31