Ordering Recommendation

 Detect and quantify HIV-1. Determine HIV-1 drug resistance by DNA sequencing.

Mnemonic
HIV QT GR
Methodology

Quantitative Transcription-Mediated Amplification/Sequencing

Performed

Sun-Sat

Reported

2-13 days

New York DOH Approval Status
This test is New York DOH approved.
Specimen Required
Patient Preparation
Collect

Lavender (EDTA), Pink (K2EDTA), or Plasma Preparation Tube (PPT).

Specimen Preparation

Separate from cells within 24 hours of collection. Transfer 4 mL plasma to an ARUP Standard Transport Tube and freeze. (Min: 2.5 mL)

Storage/Transport Temperature

Frozen

Unacceptable Conditions

Serum. Heparinized specimens.

Remarks
Stability

After separation from cells: Ambient: Unacceptable; Refrigerated: 72 hours; Frozen: 3 months

Reference Interval
Test Number
Components
Reference Interval
3000867 Human Immunodeficiency Virus 1 (HIV-1) by Quantitative NAAT, Plasma Not detected.
0055670 Human Immunodeficiency Virus 1, Genotype by Sequencing By report

Interpretive Data

Refer to report

No compliance statements are in use for this test.

Note

If Human Immunodeficiency Virus 1 by Quantitative NAAT result is greater than or equal to 3.00 log copies/mL, then HIV-1 Genotype by Sequencing will be added. Additional charges apply.

Hotline History
N/A
CPT Codes

87536; if reflexed add 87901

Components
Component Test Code* Component Chart Name LOINC
3000868 HIV-1 Qnt by NAAT (copies/mL) 20447-9
3000869 HIV-1 Qnt by NAAT (log copies/mL) 29541-0
3000970 HIV-1 Qnt by NAAT Interp 25835-0
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Aliases
  • HIV genotyping for drug sensitivity testing
  • HIV-1 reflex to genotyping
  • HIV-1 Treatment decision
  • HIV-1 viral load
  • Nucleic Acid Amplification Test (NAAT)
  • Viral load monitoring
Human Immunodeficiency Virus 1 (HIV-1) by Quantitative NAAT with Reflex to HIV-1 Genotype by Sequencing