HIV oral fluid testing (Ag/Ab) (Oracol swab)

Virology


Description

This is not a routine screening assay for HIV - please refer to HIV Screen


Indications

This is not the sample of choice for screening HIV infection. This service is provided to a select group of patients where acquiring a blood sample is difficult or not practical. Contact Laboratory for supply of oracol testing swabs.


Sample Type

Oracol swab


Reference Range

Not applicableReference ranges are not applicable to Virology Assays.This assay will produce a qualitative ( �Detected� or �NOT detected� ) result only.


Turnaround Time

Within 3 days


Testing Frequency

Daily


External Notes

This is not the sample of choice for screening HIV infection. This service is provided to a select group of patients where acquiring a blood sample is difficult or not practical.


Patient Preparation

Use only Oracol Collection kits available from Laboratory.


Test Request Form

Download Test Request Form


Please note: the above information is subject to change and we endeavour to keep this website up to date wherever necessary.

Your contact for this test

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Leeanne Tovey BSc (Hons) Biomedical Science, MSc Medical Microbiology

Acting Lead Laboratory Manager - Microbiology & Virology

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HIV oral fluid testing (Ag/Ab) (Oracol swab)