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Human Immunodeficiency Virus 1 RNA Quantitative bDNA with Reflex to Genotype (INACTIVE as of 2/17/15: Refer to 2002689)
2002688
Ordering Recommendation
Mnemonic
HIVBD GR
Methodology
Quantitative Branched Chain DNA/Sequencing
Performed
Tue, Fri
Reported
7-14 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), pink (K2EDTA), or plasma preparation tube. Multiple tubes may be required. 
Specimen Preparation
Separate plasma from cells within 4 hours. Transfer two 3 mL aliquots of plasma to individual ARUP Standard Transport Tubes. (Min: 3 mL)
PPT: Separate plasma from cells within 2 hours. Transport total of 6 mL plasma in original containers. (Min: 3 mL) 
Storage/Transport Temperature
Frozen. 
Unacceptable Conditions
Serum. Heparinized specimens. 
Remarks
 
Stability
PPT: On Cells: Ambient: 2 hours; After separation from cells: Ambient: 24 hours; Refrigerated: Unacceptable; Frozen at -20°C: 72 hours; Frozen at -70°C: 4 months
All others: On Cells: Ambient: 4 hours; After separation from cells: Refrigerated: 48 hours; Frozen at -20°C: 72 hours; Frozen at -70°C: 4 months 
Reference Interval
Available Separately
Components
Reference Interval
0020466Human Immunodeficiency Virus 1 RNA Quantitative bDNA (INACTIVE as of 02/17/2015: Refer to 0055598)Not Detected
0055670Human Immunodeficiency Virus 1, Genotype by SequencingBy report

Interpretive Data
Refer to individual components.

Note
If HIV-1 RNA Quantitative bDNA is greater than or equal to 3.0 log copies/mL, then HIV-1 Genotype will be added. Additional charges apply.
CPT Code(s)
87536; if reflexed, add 87901
Components
Component Test Code*Component Chart NameLOINC
0020464HIV-1 RNA Quant bDNA, Log29539-4
0051816HIV-1 RNA Quant bDNA Interpretation24013-5
2002687HIV-1 RNA Quant bDNA, Copy59419-2
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Aliases
  • HIV quantitative
  • HIV viral load
  • HIV-1 bDNA reflex to genotype
  • HIV-1 RNA Quant bDNA
  • HIV1 Confirmation
  • HIV1 RNA bDNA Genotyping reflex
  • HIV1 Treatment Decision
  • Signal Amplification
  • Viral load monitoring