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Epic Code LAB3617 HIV 1 / HIV 2 Antibody and Antigen, Screen

Important Note

Ordering provider should manage consent

Test cannot be ordered as an add-on

Test Name Alias

HIV1-p24 | HIV 1/2 Ab Ag Screen | 4th (Fourth) Generation | 7101

Interface Order Alias

55054

Clinical Information

Screening for infection with Human Immunodeficiency Virus

Collection Instructions

Specimen Collection: Blood

 

Container(s): 5.0 mL Gold Top (Serum Separator-SST Gel)

Preferred Volume to Collect: 5.0 mL

Minimum Volume to Collect: 2.0 mL

Neonate (NICU) Volume to Collect: at least 1 full microtainer

Capillary collect ok? Yes

Microtainer acceptable: Yes

Note:  Recent enhancements to the HIV assay may require a greater volume if result is Reactive due to the automatic repeat of results in duplicate.

Collection Instructions:

  • Gold tube: Gently invert 8 - 10 times to mix clot activator with blood.
  • Specimen should be processed within 2 hours – See Processing Instructions.
  • Consent form must be signed. 

 

Processing Instructions (Laboratory, Outpatient or Off-site collection)

  • Processed Specimen: Serum
  • Centrifuge/Spin: Yes
  • Aliquot: Yes
  • Processing Instructions:
    • Allow blood to clot for 30 minutes in a vertical position and centrifuge within 2 hours.

Transport Temperature: Refrigerate

Specimen Stability

Ambient: 8 hours

Refrigerate: 3 days (2 – 8ºC)

Frozen: aliquot serum for longer storage (-20º C)

Laboratory Retention: 3 days

Reflex Information

If HIV-1/2 Antibody is Reactive, then HIV 1/ HIV2 Ab Confirmation (lab orderable only) will be automatically ordered by the LIS if there is not a previous Reactive Geenius.  HIV-1 RNA, Quantitative, PCR is strongly recommended to be ordered by physician and re-collect for further evaluation of the confirmatory testing is negative.

Spectrum Health Laboratory Approved Reflex Guide

Test Frequency

Available 24 hours, with usual turn-around time 1 day.

Reference Range

Nonreactive

The performance of this assay has not been established for those under 2 years old.

Performing Department

CHEMISTRY

Performing Department Laboratory Location

Spectrum Health Regional Laboratory, Grand Rapids, MI

Methodology

Electrochemiluminescence 4th generation

CPT

G0432:87389 - LAB HIV SCREEN

CDM Code

80105704

Epic Test ID

1230100788

LOINC

HIV-1 Discrimination: 7917-8

HIV-2 Discrimination: 7919-4

Beaker LOINC

HIV 1/2 AB AG SCREEN: 56888-1
HIV EIA DISCLAIMER: 8251-1
HIV SCREEN MDI: N/A

Mayo Access Code

SHO55054

Reviewed Date

3/23/2022

Beaker Names

Beaker Procedure Name: HIV 1 2 ANTIBODY ANTIGEN SCREEN
Beaker Display Name: HIV 1 / HIV 2 Antibody and Antigen, Screen
BEAKER TEST NAME: HIV 1 / 2 ANTIBODY ANTIGEN SCREEN
BEAKER TEST REPORT NAME: HIV 1 / 2 Antibody Antigen Screening

Beaker Synonyms

No synonym on file

Beaker Location, Container and Temperature

BW CHEMISTRY: GOLD TOP SST TUBE R (Preferred)-Refrigerated