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Lab Test Dictionary

HIV (STAT) (Special Request for Transplant Only)


Specimen Type

Serum or Plasma

Performing Lab

Sharp Memorial Hospital Lab


Epic ID

Other Reference Test

Lab Test Days

Daily

Standard TAT

8 Hours


Collection Information

Specimen Required

2 mL Blood

Container Type

Gold Serum Separator Tube (SST)

Collection Instructions

Plasma collected in an EDTA (lavender-top) or lithium heparin (green-top) tube is also acceptable.


Processing Information - Lab Use Only

Transport Temperature

Room Temp-OK/Refrigerate-OK

Specimen Stability

Room Temp: 3 Days; Refrigerated: 7 Days

Test Volume Required

1 mL Serum or Plasma

Minimum Test Volume

1 mL Serum or Plasma

Processing Instructions

Complete a Sharp requisition and submit with specimen room temp. Call a RUSH pick-up with TForce.


CPT Codes

87389


Revised

4/22/24

Initials

SA