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HIV Antibody Screen Confirmation

Item Value
Approval req'd? No
Available Stat? No
Test code HIVWB
Test group HIV
Performed by Immunology
In House Availability Every other Wednesday (day shift)
Method Western blot
Container type Red top
Amount to Collect 3 mL blood
Sample type Serum
Preferred volume 1 mL serum
Processing notes Refrigerate sample
Normal range
Negative No reactivity
Indeterminate Reactivity that doesn't meet criteria for positive test.
Positive Reactivity to 2 or more of: p24, gp41, gp120/160
Synonyms Human immunodeficiency virus antibody; HIV-1; HIV-2
Stability Refrigerated 4 days
Turn around times 2-9 days
Additional information Test is ordered only by Immunology Laboratory

Positive results are automatically forwarded to California public health per regulations. However, this does not absolve the ordering provider from any additional reporting if such is required.
Medical Necessity? Yes. Click here for more information
LOINC code 5221-7
Last Updated 6/3/2014 9:28:19 AM
Entry Number 508
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