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HIV-1,2 Antibody Rapid Test

Specimen Type:

 

also known as Rapid HIV-1 Antibody Test

Blood


MICROBIOLOGY


Specimen requirements:

3 mL EDTA Hemogard Closure  for rapid testing

 

And  7 mL Red Stopper; Plain  for confirmatory testing when rapid result is positive

Unit of measure:

N/A

Ideal sample:

7 mL

Absolute minimum amount:

3 mL

Method of collection:

N/A

Transportation:

N/A

Label instructions:

Specimen must be labeled with patient name, Medical Record and Patient numbers.

Request test on form:

Multi Labs/Micro/Viro/Serology ( 151-905 )

Order/entry screen(s):

N/A

Stat frequency:

Monday thru Sunday

Stat turn around time:

120 minutes

Routine frequency:

N/A

Must be in by:

N/A

Routine turn around time:

N/A

For Hillcrest deliver to:

Microbiology : Room 2-109

For Thornton deliver to:

Microbiology : Processing Desk, 1st floor,

 

Hospital, room 1-013

Scheduling requirements :

N/A

Method:

Immunoassay

Special Instructions:

N/A

 

Results are Qualitative

SOFTLAB abbreviation:

HIVRA

Secondary code:

5157

Lab Processing Instructions:

N/A