Test CatalogueHIV – I -RNA DETECTION

Specimen: 3 mL (2 mL min.) plasma from 2 Lavender Top (EDTA) tubes. Separate plasma aseptically within 2 hours of collection. Ship refrigerated or frozen. 12 hours fasting is recommended.

Stability (Room): N/A

Stability (Refrigerated): 5 days

Stability (Frozen): 6 months

Method: Real Time RT-PCR

Comment: Avoid freeze thaw cycles. Samples received on holidays will be reported in next schedule / next working day.

Price: Contact Medilab

Turnaround time (TAT): 10 – 15 days

Usage: This test is intended for use as an aid in the management of HIV 1 infected patients and is not intended for use in the initial diagnosis or confirmation of HIV 1 infection. This test is used to assess patient prognosis and monitor the effect of anti-retroviral therapy.

Specialty: Physician

Disease: AIDS


Courier Charges:

Home Collection: Available


Pre-test Information: 12 hours fasting is recommended.

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