Human immunodeficiency virus RNA Quantitation (Virus Load, HIV-1) – Ultrasensitive

Test Method
Roche COBAS 6800
Specimen Required
Blood (ACD), Blood (EDTA), Blood (Gel Tube), Blood (Whole), Cerebrospinal Fluid, Plasma, Plasma (ACD), Plasma (EDTA), Serum
Spec Type Min
1000ul plasma, CSF & Serum.
When Tested
Turnaround Time
4 days
Reference Ranges
20-10,000000 copies/ml
Cut Off Lower
Target <20 RNA copies/ml can be detected by is not quantified
Units of Measurement
HIV-1 RNA copies/ml
Billing Advice
Medicare rebatable
9342 9625