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Test Identifier Information

 
Registration CodeHIVG
Method


 

Diagnostic Use / Indications

It is essential that the blood specimen be collected while the patient is still receiving antiretroviral drug therapy, otherwise wild-type virus will outgrow resistant variants and mutations will not be detected.

External Price$1065.49(Exclusive of GST)
  

Specimen Collection

 
Pre-Testing Requirements

Preferred - please contact laboratoryNo

Specimen Collection Protocols

HIV Resistance Testing Specimen Collection and Separation protocol.

Patient Specimen2x5 mL blood EDTA(Lavender)- see written protocol
Paediatric SpecimenMinimum 2.5 mL plasma - see written protocol
Sample Delivery to LabSee written protocol above.
  

Instructions for Referral to CHLabs

 
Aliquot InstructionsSee written protocol above.
Aliquot Transport to CHLSee written protocol above.
  

CHLabs Laboratory

 
DepartmentMicrobiology-Virology
Contact Details** Unknown email address **
Contact Phone Number03-3640416 / ext. 80416
Test AvailabilitySent to LabPlus Auckland
Turnaround Time4-6 weeks
Reference Interval

Consult laboratory

Delphic Number Test Number2291

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