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Human Immunodeficiency Virus 1 (HIV-1) by Quantitative PCR with Reflex to HIV PhenoSense GT
2010797
Ordering Recommendation

Detect and quantify HIV-1; includes phenotypic determination.

Mnemonic
HIVQT PR
Methodology
Quantitative Polymerase Chain Reaction/Sequencing/Culture
Performed
Sun-Sat
Reported
18-26 days
New York DOH Approval Status
This test is New York DOH approved.
Submit With Order
ARUP Consult®
Disease Topics
Specimen Required
Patient Preparation
 
Collect
Two Lavender (EDTA) or two Plasma Preparation Tubes (PPT). 
Specimen Preparation
Separate plasma from cells within 6 hours of collection. Transfer two 3 mL aliquots (6 mL total) of plasma into individual ARUP Standard Transport Tube(s). (Min: 4.5 mL total) Two tubes are required. One tube will be tested for the HIV by Quantitative PCR assay; if reflexed, the other tube will be tested by HIV PhenoSense GT. 
Storage/Transport Temperature
Frozen. 
Unacceptable Conditions
Serum. Specimens submitted in plasma preparation tube. Heparinized specimens. 
Remarks
 
Stability
Ambient: Unacceptable; Refrigerated: Unacceptable; Frozen: 2 weeks 
Reference Interval
Available Separately
Components
Reference Interval
0055598Human Immunodeficiency Virus 1 by Quantitative PCRNot detected
0092399HIV PhenoSense GTBy report

Interpretive Data
Refer to report.

Note
The limit of quantification for the Human Immunodeficiency Virus 1 by Quantitative PCR assay is 1.3 log copies/mL (20 copies/mL). If the assay DID NOT DETECT the virus, the test result will be reported as "<1.3 log copies/mL (<20 copies/mL)." If the assay DETECTED the presence of the virus but was not able to accurately quantify the number of copies the test result will be reported as "Not Quantified."

If Human Immunodeficiency Virus 1 by Quantitative PCR result is greater than or equal to 500 copies /mL, then HIV PhenoSense GT will be added. Additional charges apply.
CPT Code(s)
87536: if reflexed, add 87900; 87901; 87903 (1-10 drugs); 87904 x11 (additional drugs)
Components
Component Test Code*Component Chart NameLOINC
0020297HIV-1 Qnt by PCR (log copy/mL)49890-7
0051817HIV-1 Qnt by PCR Interp24013-5
2002646HIV-1 Qnt by PCR (copy/mL)25836-8
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Aliases
  • HIV quantitative
  • HIV-1 RNA
  • HIV-1 RNA Viral Load
  • HIV1 viral load monitoring
  • Human Immunodeficiency Virus 1 (Abbott RealTime)
  • Nucleic Acid Amplification Test (NAAT)