Human Immunodeficiency Virus Types 1 and 2 (HIV-1, HIV-2) Antibodies by CIA with Reflex to HIV-1 Antibody Confirmation by Western Blot
2005377
 
Ordering Recommendation
Mnemonic
HIV1,2 SCR
Methodology
Qualitative Chemiluminescent Immunoassay/Qualitative Western Blot
Performed
Sun-Sat
Reported
1-2 days
New York DOH Approval Status
This test is New York DOH approved.
Specimen Required
Patient Preparation
 
Collect
Serum separator tube. Also acceptable: Lavender (EDTA) or pink (K2EDTA).  
Specimen Preparation
Separate serum or plasma from cells ASAP or within 2 hours of collection. Transfer 1 mL serum to an ARUP Standard Transport Tube. (Min: 0.5 mL)  
Storage/Transport Temperature
Refrigerated.  
Unacceptable Conditions
Heat-inactivated, severely hemolyzed, or lipemic specimens.  
Remarks
 
Stability
After separation from cells: Ambient: Unacceptable; Refrigerated: 1 week; Frozen: Indefinitely (avoid repeated freeze/thaw cycles)  
Reference Interval
Effective November 18, 2013
Test Number Components Reference Interval
Human Immunodeficiency Virus Types 1 and 2 (HIV-​1, HIV-​2) Antibodies Negative
0020284Human Immunodeficiency Virus Type 1 (HIV-​1) Antibody Confirmation by Western Blot Negative
Interpretive Data
This assay should not be used for blood donor screening, associated re-entry protocols, or for screening Human Cell, Tissues and Cellular and Tissue-Based Products (HCT/P).
Note
If HIV-1 and HIV-2 screen is repeatedly reactive, then Human Immunodeficiency Virus Type 1 (HIV-1) Antibody Confirmation by Western Blot will be added. Additional charges apply.

Performed and Reported times indicated are for the screening portion of this reflex test. Refer to Human Immunodeficiency Virus Type 1 (HIV-1) Antibody Confirmation by Western Blot (0020284) for additional information regarding Performed or Reported times for the reflex portion of this test.
CPT Code(s)
86703; if reflexed, add 86689
Components
Component Test Code*Component Chart Name
2005378HIV-1,2 Antibodies by CIA
* Component test codes cannot be used to order tests. The information provided here is not sufficient for interface builds; for a complete test mix, contact interface support at interface.support@aruplab.com.
Cross References
  • 3rd generation HIV qualitative screening test
  • HIV 1, 2 Combo Antibodies
  • HIV total abs screening
  • HIV1,2 reflex to western blot confirmation