HIV Screen (HIV1 HIV2, HIV Ag/Ab)

Virology


Description

This is the routine screening assay for HIV and should be used for all primary HIV tests for all patient groups. Positive results Will require further testing to confirm - See HIV confirmation.


Indications

This is the routine screening assay for HIV and should be used for all primary HIV tests for all patient groups.


Sample Type

Clotted Blood Sample, Serum, EDTA Plasma


Reference Range

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


Turnaround Time

Within 2 days


Testing Frequency

Daily


External Notes

Please contact the laboratory if urgent testing is required.


Patient Preparation

None


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 Screen (HIV1 HIV2, HIV Ag/Ab)