HIV1 Confirmation, Western Blot
Label Mnemonic: HIVWB
Epic Lab Code: LAB7445
Downtime Form: A-1a Miscellaneous Request
Commercial Mail-out Laboratory
5231 RCP
356-8593
Specimen(s):
Plasma
Collection Medium:
Plasma Separator Tube 4.5 mL
Minimum:
Preferred Minimum: 1 mL plasma
Absolute Minimum: 0.5 mL plasma
Rejection Criteria:
Hemolyzed or lipemic specimens.
Turn Around Time:
4 days upon receipt at reference laboratory
Reference Range:
Negative
Interpretive Data:
This assay should not be used for blood donor screening, associated re- entry protocols, or for screening Human Cell, Tissues and Cellular and Tissue-Based Products (HCT/P).
Comments:
As of 10/14/2014, this test is no longer the automatic reflex test for positive HIV screen. It has been replaced by HIV-1/HIV-2 Antibody Differentiation by Multispot (LAB8105).

This test requires approval of Clinical Pathology Resident on-call (pager #3404) and is not directly orderable in Epic.

No results will be given by telephone.
Methodology:
Western Blot
CPT Code:
86689