16 - 21 days
Human Immunodeficiency Virus Type 1 Phenotype
PhenoSense HIV Drug Resistance Assay
HIV-1 PhenoSense GT
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Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR)
Review the level of susceptibility or resistance that a person has to each antiretroviral drug in order to design an individualized treatment plan. PhenoSense GT® also includes a measure of replication capacity (RC), sometimes called viral fitness, and HIV-1 subtype.
Interpretive report provided.
* Reference ranges may change over time. Please refer to the original patient report when evaluating results.
Collect specimens in sufficient lavender top tubes. Centrifuge within 2 hours of collection at 1000-1200 x g at room temperature for 10-15 minutes. Do not allow samples to remain in centrifuge after centrifugation. Remove plasma from cells immediately and transfer to a plastic screw cap tube. Freeze immediately.