Human Immunodeficiency Virus Antibody Screen, Screen for Antibodies to Both HIV-1 and HIV-2
4-6 mL Blood
Serum collected in a (red-top) tube is also acceptable.
Room Temp: 2 Days; Refrigerated: 1 Week
3 mL Serum
2 mL Serum
Separate serum into a separate tube and place in refrigerator. For STATs, deliver to Micro immediately.
HIV-1 and HIV-2 antibody. HIV-1 p24 antigen.
Approved only for patient 12 years of age or older. Samples from patients less than 11 years of age will be sent to Quest for TC 91431. All positives will auto-reflex for confirmatory testing to Quest TC 91431.