Test directory: HIV-1 Genotype and Resistance

Ordering Code6013
Test NameHIV-1 Genotype and Resistance
AliasHIV-1 Genotype (RTI, PI, Integrase Inhibitors)
Preferred SpecimenPlasma
Preferred ContainerEDTA, K2 (Lavender)
Optimum Volume4.5 mL
Collection InstructionsDo NOT combine with any other tests.
Collect 2 LL to ensure obtaining 4 mL of plasma. Collection date and value of last HIV viral load are required. Test cannot be performed if viral load is <400 IU/mL.
Handling InstructionsSeparate plasma from cells within 24 hours of collection.
Transport RequirementsOahu: Frozen
Airline: Frozen
Specimen StabilityRefrigerated: 6 Days
Frozen: 42 Days
Rejection CriteriaSerum
Avail. StatNO
Analytic Time11 Days
MethodologyReverse Transcriptase Polymerase Chain Reaction (RT-PCR),
Reference Lab Quest Diagnostics Infectious Disease

Reference range(s)

ComponentAgeMale NormMale Critical LowMale Critical HighFemale NormFemale Critical HighFemale Critical LowUnitsAdd'l info
HIV-1 genotypeALLSee report.
Last Viral Load Collection DateALLSee report.
Last Viral Load ValueALLSee report.
Raltegravir ResistanceALLSee report.
Elvitegravir ResistanceALLSee report.
Dolutegravir ResistanceALLSee report.
Bictegravir ResistanceALLSee report.
Cabotegravir ResistanceALLSee report.