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Test Code HVINTA HIV Integrase Resistance Assay

Additional Codes

HVINTA

Clinical System Name

HIV Integrase Resistance Assay

Sample Requirements

Specimen: Lavender/EDTA, Red Top, Gold SST

Container(s): Whole Blood

Preferred Vol: 6 mL

Minimum Vol: 4 mL

 

Note: Specimen needs to be processed within 24 hours.

 

Processing Instructions

Reject due to:

Spin: Y

Aliquot: Y

Temp: -70C

Storage location: Spin and aliquot serum/plasma. Deliver tube to SO -70 C freezer.

 

Off-site collection: Spin and aliquot serum/plasma and transport on dry ice.

Stability

Specimen Type Temperature Time
Whole Blood Room temp 24 h
  Refrigerated N
  Frozen N
Serum/Plasma Room Temp N
  Refrigerated N
  Frozen Y

 

Availability

STAT Performed TAT
N T 14-21 days

 

Performing Laboratory

UW Virology Lab

Department

Department:  UW Virology Lab 1616 Eastlake, Suite 320, Seattle, WA 206-685-8037

Phone Number: (206) 685-6066

Methodology

Method: 

Analytical Volume:

Limitations:

CPT Codes

87906

Send Out Instructions

Reference Test Name: HIV Integrase Resistance Assay
Reference Test Number: HVINTA
Instructions: Send out M – F with the UW/HMC courier. Keep a copy of the batch sheet for send-out records.