Days Set Up
Daily, 24 hours
Analytic Time

4 hours

MiChart Code
HIV Antigen Antibody
Soft Order Code
HIVC

Test Updated:

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
HIV Screening Test
RHIV
HIV-1 p24 antigen
HIV-1/2/O antibodies

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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.

Specimen Requirements

Collection Onsite

Collect specimen in an SST tube.

Collection Offsite

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

Yellow Top Tube
Normal Volume
1 mL serum
Minimum Volume
1 mL serum

Billing Information

CPT Code
87389
Pro Fee Code
 
LOINC
56888-1

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Our High Standard

Quality that sets us apart

As the reference laboratory division of Michigan Medicine's Department of Pathology, MLabs shares the institution's commitment to applying established quality principles to clinical laboratory testing. Like other large organizations in complex, consequential fields, we rely on an established approach to monitor quality throughout the testing process.