Ordering Recommendation

Detect and quantify HIV-1; includes phenotypic determination.

Mnemonic
HIV QT PHR
Methodology

Quantitative Transcription-Mediated Amplification/Sequencing/Culture

Performed

Sun-Sat

Reported

2-26 days

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

Two Lavender (EDTA). Also acceptable: Two Plasma Preparation Tubes (PPT).

Specimen Preparation

Separate from cells within 6 hours of collection. Transfer two 3 mL aliquots (6 mL total) of plasma into individual ARUP Standard Transport Tubes and freeze. (Min: 4.5 mL total) Two tubes are required. Quantitative assay will be performed on one tube; if reflexed, the other tube will be tested by HIV PhenoSense GT.

Storage/Transport Temperature

CRITICAL FROZEN. Separate specimens must be submitted when multiple tests are ordered.

Unacceptable Conditions

Serum. Heparinized specimens.

Remarks
Stability

After separation from cells: Ambient: Unacceptable; Refrigerated: Unacceptable; Frozen: 2 weeks

Reference Interval
Test Number
Components
Reference Interval
3000867 Human Immunodeficiency Virus 1 (HIV-1) by Quantitative NAAT, Plasma Not detected.
0092399 HIV PhenoSense GT 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 2.69 log copies/mL, then HIV-1 PhenoSense GT will be added. Additional charges apply.

Hotline History
N/A
CPT Codes

87536; if reflexed add 87900; 87901; 87903; 87904 x 11

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 PhenoSense GT