Human immunodeficiency virus Genotyping for drug resistance – protease & reverse transcriptase

Test Method
Conventional PCR, sequencing and analysis
Specimen Required
Blood (ACD), Blood (EDTA), Cerebrospinal Fluid, Plasma, Plasma (ACD), Plasma (EDTA), Serum
Spec Type Min
2ml of whole blood or 500ul of plasma, serum or CSF
When Tested
Turnaround Time
2-4 weeks
Reference Ranges
>500 copies/ml
Cut Off Lower
Sensitivity of assay is approximately 500 RNA copies/ml
Billing Advice
Medicare rebatable
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