HIV-1 DNA by PCR
HIV-1 DNA by PCR, Diagnostic
HIV-1 DNA by PCR, Qualitative
Human Immunodeficiency Virus DNA by PCR
HIV-1 proviral DNA
HIV-1 PROVIRAL DNA BY PCR,QUAL
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Real-Time Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR)
This test is used for virologic detection of HIV-1 infection in infants <18 months of age (an age group for which serologic tests are unreliable) born to HIV-1-infected mothers, early detection of acute HIV-1 infection in children and adults who may be receiving combination antiretroviral prophylaxis or pre-emptive treatment, and determining eradication of HIV-1 in individuals receiving combination highly active antiretroviral therapies.
* Reference ranges may change over time. Please refer to the original patient report when evaluating results.
Collect specimen in a lavender top tube.
Collect specimen in a lavender top tube. Centrifuge, aliquot plasma into a plastic vial within 6 hours of collection, and refrigerate. If shipment will be delayed for >5 days, freeze plasma specimen at -70 C (up to 35 days) until shipment on dry ice.