HIV-1 phenotyping determines tropism (CCR5 or CXCR4) of HIV-1 virus in individuals being considered for CCR5 or CSCR4 antagonist therapy. Intended for individuals with documented HIV-1 infection and UNDETECTABLE viral loads.
- Patient Preparation
- Lavender (EDTA).
- Specimen Preparation
- Transfer 4 mL whole blood to an ARUP Standard Transport Tube and freeze immediately. (Min: 4 mL)
- Storage/Transport Temperature
- CRITICAL FROZEN. Separate specimens must be submitted when multiple tests are ordered.
- Unacceptable Conditions
- Thawed specimens.
- Ambient: Unacceptable; Refrigerated: Unacceptable; Frozen at -20°C: 2 weeks; Frozen at -70°C: Indefinitely.
|Component Test Code*||Component Chart Name||LOINC|
|2004749||EER Trofile DNA Co-Receptor Tropism||11526-1|
Performed at Monogram Biosciences