HIV-1/HIV-2 Ag/Ab combo assay-533

Test info

  
HIV-1/HIV-2 Ag/Ab combo assay
  
533
  
86703.0
  
H12
  
Anti HIV 1/2
HIV 1-2 combo test
HIV
  
HIV-1 antibody
HIV-2 antibody
p24 antigen

Reactive/preliminary positive results will reflex to the HIV 1/2 differentiation test (HDT) at an additional charge
  
  • The HIV 1/2 Ag/Ab Combo test is a screening test for HIV 1/2
  • Intended use: Previously unknown HIV status, high risk population requiring repeat monitoring
  • Not intended for use to follow known HIV positive patients

 

  

The performance of this assay has not been established for individuals younger than 2 years of age

 

Specimen

  
Serum
  
  
1.0 mL
  
0.5 mL
  

Immediately following collection, thoroughly mix sample by gently inverting 5 times

  
  1. Allow sample to clot for a minimum of 30 minutes
  2. Spin within two (2) hours of sample collection
  

Gold serum separator (SST) tube

  
Lithium heparin (Li hep) plasma
Sodium heparin (Na hep) plasma
EDTA plasma
  

Immediately following collection, mix sample thoroughly by gently inverting 8 - 10, times to prevent clotting

  

Lt green:

Spin within two (2) hours of sample collection

Dk green/lavender:

  1. Spin 
  2. Transfer plasma to a False bottom plasma/serum transport vial/tube (AHL), labelled as the appropriate plasma type, within two (2) hours of sample collection

     

  

Lt green plasma separator (PST)

False bottom plasma/serum transport vial/tube (AHL)

  

Refrigerated (preferred) - 7 days

Ambient - 3 days

Frozen - 6 months

  
  • Improper labels (unlabeled or mislabeled)
  • Hemolysis (some procedures)
  • Improper anticoagulant or ratio
  • Delay in transport
  • Improper storage temperature affecting results
  • Improper container
  • Leaking container resulting in compromised specimen
  • Quantity not sufficient (QNS)

Performance

  
AHL - Chemistry: C
  
Screening: Daily
Confirmation: Mo - Fr
  
Negative: 1 day
Reactive: 1 - 3 days
  

Chemiluminescent Microparticle Immunoassay (CMIA) and Chemiflex

Clinical and Interpretive info

  

Non-reactive

Billing

  
87389

Additonal CPT codes (if appropriate)
86701
86702

Tracking

  
11/30/2001
  
10/14/2021
  
02/10/2020