Human Immunodeficiency Virus Type 2 (HIV-2) Antibody by ELISA with Reflex to HIV-2 Supplemental
Ordering Recommendation
Qualitative Enzyme Immunoassay/Qualitative Immunoassay
Sun, Thu
1-5 days  
New York DOH Approval Status
This test is New York DOH approved.
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Specimen Required
Patient Preparation
Serum separator tube. Also acceptable: Plasma: Lavender (EDTA) or pink (K2EDTA).  
Specimen Preparation
Separate serum or plasma from cells ASAP or within 2 hours of collection. Transfer 1 mL serum or plasma to an ARUP Standard Transport Tube. (Min: 0.5 mL)  
Storage/Transport Temperature
Unacceptable Conditions
Heat-inactivated,  Cadaveric, severely hemolyzed, or lipemic specimens.  
After separation from cells: Ambient: Unacceptable; Refrigerated: 1 week; Frozen: 1 year (avoid repeated freeze/thaw cycles.)  
Reference Interval
Effective May 20, 2013
Available Separately Components Reference Interval
No Human Immunodeficiency Virus Type 2 (HIV-​2) Antibody by ELISA Negative
No HIV-​2 Antibody, Supplemental Negative
Interpretive Data
This test should not be used for blood donor screening, associated reentry protocols, or for screening Human Cell, Tissues and cellular and tissue-based products (HCT/P).  
*Performed and Reported times indicated are for the initial anti-HIV-2 screening test. If HIV-2 antibody screen is repeatedly reactive, then HIV-2 Antibody, Supplemental (an HIV antibody type differentiation assay), will be added and then performed within one day. Additional charges apply.

This multi-test algorithm follows proposed guidelines of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) for HIV-2 diagnosis.
CPT Code(s)
86702; if reflexed, add 86702
Component Test Code*Component Chart NameLOINC
0051251HIV-2 Antibody by ELISA30361-0
2008282HIV-2 Antibody, Supplemental7919-4
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