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HUMAN IMMUNODEFICIENCY VIRUS (HIV) ANTIBODY, SCREENING

Synonym(s):

HIV Screen

Lab Section Category

Description

Indications

Specimen Required

​5 mL plain blood.

Storage and Transport

​Samples must be double bagged using a plastic bag labelled “Biohazard"

Refrigerate samples if delay in transporting to laboratory is anticipated. Do not freeze.

Method

​Chemiluminescent Microparticle Immunoassay 

Test Results

​Reported as Reactive or Non-Reactive

Reference Interval / Value

Turnaround Time

Routine screening non-reactive report : <1 – 2 days

Confirmation of reactive results : 1 - 8 days

Day(s) Test Set up

​Screening : Monday – Saturday

Remarks

​If screened reactive, reflex confirmation will be carried out, at the prevailing charge as applicable.

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