HIV-1 DNA and RNA qualitative detection by PCR, plasma

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HIV-1 DNA and RNA qualitative detection by PCR, plasma-994

  
HIV-1 DNA and RNA qualitative detection by PCR, plasma
  
994
  
LAB994
  
MSO
  
This is not the routine order and should be reserved for selected patients with these indications:
  1. Virologic detection of HIV-1 infection in infants younger than 18 months of age (an age group for which serologic tests are unreliable) born to HIV-1-infected mothers
  2. Early detection of acute HIV-1 infection in children and adults who may be receiving combination antiretroviral prophylaxis or preemptive treatment
  3. Determining eradication of HIV-1 in individuals receiving combination highly active antiretroviral therapies
  
EDTA plasma
  
  
1.0 mL
  
0.5 mL
  
  1. Spin
  2. Transfer plasma to a Screw cap transfer vial/tube (Mayo T465) within 6 hours of collection
  3. Freeze
  
  
Frozen (preferred) - 35 days
Refrigerated - 5 days
  
  •  PCR testing cannot be added on to a sample that has been opened and/or used for other testing. If the sample has already been used for testing, a new specimen will need to be collected.
  
Mayo Clinic Laboratories (HIVP): R-NX
  
Varies (once per week minimum)
  
3 - 10 days
  

Real-time polymerase chain reaction (RT-PCR)

  

Undetected

  
87535
  
06/13/2019
  
02/19/2020