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.
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)
Test is not performed at ARUP; separate specimens must be submitted when multiple tests are ordered.

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



Compliance Category

Performed by non-ARUP Laboratory

Note
Hotline History
N/A
CPT Codes

87535

Components
Component Test Code* Component Chart Name LOINC
2014235 HIV-1 by Qualitative TMA 25835-0
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Aliases
Human Immunodeficiency Virus 1 (HIV-1) by Qualitative Transcription-Mediated Amplification (TMA)

Quest Diagnostics Infectious Disease Inc.