HIV-2 antibody confirmation, serum-994

Test info

  
HIV-2 antibody confirmation, serum
  
994
  
LAB994
  
MSO
  
  • Confirm the presence of HIV-2 antibodies in patients with repeatedly reactive combined HIV-1 and HIV-2 antibody or HIV-2 antibody-only screening test results
  • Diagnosis of HIV-2 infection

Specimen

  
Serum
  
  
0.5 mL
  
0.2 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
  3. Transfer serum to a Screw cap transfer vial/tube (Mayo T465), labelled as serum
  4. Freeze
  
  
  
  1. Allow sample to clot
  2. Spin
  3. Transfer serum to a Screw cap transfer vial/tube (Mayo T465), labelled as serum, within two (2) hours of sample collection
  4. Freeze
  

Frozen (preferred) - 30 days

Refrigerated - 14 days

Ambient - 48 hours

Performance

  
Mayo Clinic Laboratories (HIV2L): R-NX
  
Mo - Fr
  
1 - 2 days

Clinical and Interpretive info

  

Negative

Billing

  
86689
  
Yes
  

Tracking

  
06/03/2019
  
09/13/2019