Laboratory Test Detail

Last Updated: May 26, 2019 @ 9:13 am

2845

HIV 1/2 Antigen and Antibodies, Fourth Generation

Specimen:Collect:
  • One SST

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

Also Acceptable:
  • 1 mL (Min:0.5 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.
Rejection Criteria:
  • Bacterially Contaminated Samples
  • Grossly Hemolyzed Samples
  • Heat inactivated
Stability:Ambient: 3 Day(s); Refrigerated: 1 Week(s); Frozen: 1 Week(s); Incubated: Unacceptable
Methodology:
  • Chemiluminescence Microparticle Immunoassay (CMIA)
Performed:Mon-Fri
Reported:1-3 Day(s)
CPT Codes:
  • 87389
Interpretive Data:General Reference Range : non-reactive
Components:
  • 2845 - HIV 1+2 Ab/Ag
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