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Human Immunodeficiency Virus 1 (HIV-1) by Qualitative Transcription-Mediated Amplification (TMA)
2014234
Ordering Recommendation
Mnemonic
HIV-1 TMA
Methodology
Qualitative Transcription-Mediated Amplification
Performed
Varies
Reported
3-12 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
Lavender (EDTA). Also acceptable: Yellow (ACD Solution A), Light Blue (Sodium Citrate), Plasma Preparation Tube (PPT), Plain Red, or Serum Separator Tube (SST). 
Specimen Preparation
Separate from cells within 24 hours of collection. Transfer 1.6 mL plasma or serum to an ARUP Standard Transport Tube. (Min: 0.6 mL) 
Storage/Transport Temperature
Frozen. Also acceptable: Refrigerated. 
Unacceptable Conditions
Frozen plasma in Plasma Preparation Tube (PPT). 
Remarks
 
Stability
Ambient: 72 hours; Refrigerated: 5 days; Frozen: 35 days 
Reference Interval
By report
Interpretive Data


Note
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Components
Component Test Code*Component Chart NameLOINC
2014235HIV-1 by Qualitative TMA25835-0
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Performed at Quest Diagnostics Infectious Disease Inc.