Laboratory Test Detail

Last Updated: May 22, 2024 @ 9:13 am


HIV 1/2 Antigen and Antibodies, Fourth Generation

  • One SST

Also Acceptable:
  • One Green Top (Li Heparin)
  • One Green Top (Na Heparin)
  • One Lavender (EDTA)
  • One Pink Top (EDTA)
  • One Red Top
  • 0.5 mL (Min:0.3 mL) Serum . Submit Refrigerated. Submit in a Standard Transport Tube.

Also Acceptable:
  • 0.5 mL (Min:0.3 mL) Plasma . Submit Refrigerated. Submit in a Standard Transport Tube.
Special Handling:
  • Minimize air exposure
  • Separate from cells ASAP
  • All repeatedly reactive HIV Antibody results will reflex to test HIV 1/2 Antibody Confirmation (test# 2855). Additional charges will apply.

    Due to special analytical handling this test can not be added to previously drawn specimens.
Rejection Criteria:
  • Grossly Hemolyzed Samples
  • Heat inactivated
Stability:Ambient: 7 Day(s); Refrigerated: 4 Week(s); Frozen: 3 Week(s); Incubated: Unacceptable
  • Electrochemiluminescence Immunoassay (ECLIA)
Reported:1-3 Day(s)
CPT Codes:
  • 87389
Interpretive Data:General Reference Range : non-reactive

The Roche e801 HIVDUO electrochemiluminescent immunoassay is used. Results obtained with different assay methods or kits cannot be used interchangeably.
  • 2845 - HIV 1+2 Ab/Ag
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