Test CatalogueHIV-1 Drug Resistance – Integrase Inhibitor Resistance

Specimen: 2 mL (1 mL min.) plasma from 1 Lavender Top (EDTA) tube. Separate plasma within 2 hours of collection in a plastic transport vial and freeze immediately. Ship frozen. DO NOT THAW..

Stability (Room): 2 hrs

Stability (Refrigerated): N/A

Stability (Frozen): 4 weeks

Method: Reverse Transcriptase PCR and DNA Sequencing


Price: Contact Medilab

Turnaround time (TAT): 15 – 20 days

Usage: The high replication rate of HIV 1 coupled with its rapid mutation rate leads to accumulation of mutations, some of which reduce susceptibility to antiretroviral agents. HIV 1 Genotyping identifies mutations in HIV 1 Reverse Transcriptase & Protease genes. Genotyping helps in identifying the mutations associated with resistance and guiding initiation or change of Anti HIV 1 treatment regimens.

Specialty: Physician

Disease: AIDS


Courier Charges:

Home Collection: Available


Pre-test Information: No special preparation required

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