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Test ID: PHIV    
HIV-1 Proviral DNA Qualitative Detection by PCR, Blood

NY State Approved Indicates the status of NY State approval and if the test is orderable for NY State clients.


Useful For Suggests clinical disorders or settings where the test may be helpful

Virologic detection of HIV-1 infection in infants of <2 years of age (an age group for which serologic tests are unreliable) born to HIV-1-infected mothers


Early detection of HIV-1 infection in children and adults prior to appearance of HIV-1 RNA, HIV-1 p24 antigen, or HIV-1 antibodies in blood


Determining eradication of HIV-1 in individuals receiving investigational highly active antiretroviral therapies

Testing Algorithm Delineates situation(s) when tests are added to the initial order. This includes reflex and additional tests.

The following algorithms are available in Special Instructions:

-HIV Testing Algorithm (Fourth Generation Screening Assay) Including Follow-up of Reactive HIV Rapid Serologic Test Results

Special Instructions and Forms Describes specimen collection and preparation information, test algorithms, and other information pertinent to test. Also includes pertinent information and consent forms to be used when requesting a particular test

Method Name A short description of the method used to perform the test

Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR)
(PCR is utilized pursuant to a license agreement with Roche Molecular Systems, Inc.)

Reporting Name A shorter/abbreviated version of the Published Name for a test; an abbreviated test name

HIV-1 Proviral DNA, B

Aliases Lists additional common names for a test, as an aid in searching

Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (AIDS)
AIDS (Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome)
HIV (Human Immunodeficiency Virus)
HIV DNA Detection
HIV-1 Proviral
HIV-1 Qualitative
Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV)