HIV-1/HIV-2 antibody differentiation test *-12510

Test info

  
HIV-1/HIV-2 antibody differentiation test *
  
12510
  
LAB12510
  
HDT
  
HIV 1-2 combo test
HIV confirm
  

Only available as reflex test for Reactive HIV 1/2 Ag/Ab (H12)

  

Only available as reflex test for reactive HIV 1/2 Ag/Ab (H12)

Specimen

  
Serum
  
  
1.0 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

 

  
Heparin plasma
EDTA plasma
  

Red serum vial/tube, 5 mL

Dk green heparin (Li or Na), no gel

 

Lavender (EDTA), 4mL

  

Immediately following collection, mix sample thoroughly by gentle 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
  

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

  

Refrigerated - 7 days

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

Performance

  
AHL - Chemistry: C
  
Mo - Fr
  
1 - 2 days
  

Immunochromatographic

Clinical and Interpretive info

  

Non-reactive

Billing

  
86701
86702

Tracking

  
04/14/2014
  
09/11/2018
  
02/10/2020