Test Overview
Test Methodology

Chemiluminecent Immunoassay (CLIA)

Test Usage

To detect presence of HIV-1 p24 antigen and HIV-1/2/O antibodies which have been associated with AIDS. The performance of this assay has not been established with cord blood, neonatal specimens, cadaver specimens, heat-inactivated samples or body fluids other than serum or plasma.

Reference Range *

Non-Reactive. Reactive results are repeated for verification; repeatable specimens are sent out for HIV Differentiation Confirmatory Testing.

* Reference ranges may change over time. Please refer to the original patient report when evaluating results.

Test Details
Days Set Up
Daily, 24 hours
Analytic Time

4 hours

Soft Order Code
HIVC
MiChart Code
HIV Antigen Antibody
Synonyms
  • AHIV
  • AIDS
  • HIV
  • HTLV-III
  • Human Immunodeficiency Virus Antibody
  • Human T-Cell Lymphotropic Virus III Antibody
  • AHIV
  • AIDS
  • HIV
  • HIV1
  • HIV-1 RAPID TEST
  • ANTI-HIV
  • HIV PANEL
  • AHIV INT
  • IAHIV
  • AHIV
  • HIV1
  • ANTI HIV1/HIV2
  • ANTI-HIV
  • HIV-1 RAPID TEST
  • RHIV
  • HIV-1 p24 antigen
  • HIV-1/2/O antibodies
  • HIV Screening Test
Laboratory
Chemical Pathology
Section
Automation
STAT Availability

STAT requests for this test will be performed on a STAT basis (supervisory staff approval is not required).

Specimen Requirements
Collection Instructions

Collect specimen in an SST or red top tube. Centrifuge, aliquot serum or plasma into a plastic vial and refrigerate.

Alternate Specimen
Red Top Tube
Yellow Top Tube
Normal Volume
1 mL serum
Minimum Volume
1 mL serum
Additional Information

By ordering this test the clinician acknowledges that informed consent has been obtained from the patient as required by applicable state or federal laws. All reactive, repeatable specimens are sent out for HIV-1/HIV-2 Antibody Confirmation (HIVDI) at an additional charge. By ordering this test the clinician acknowledges that additional reflex testing will be performed and billed at a separate additional charge if indicated.

Billing
CPT Code
87389
Fee Code
JA015
Reflex CPT
86701, 86702
Reflex Fee Code
AA190, AA191
LOINC
56888-1
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