HV1CM - Overview: HIV-1 and HIV-2 Antibody Screen for Hemolyzed Specimens, Serum

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Test Name

Test ID: HV1CM    
HIV-1 and HIV-2 Antibody Screen for Hemolyzed Specimens, Serum

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

Screening cadaveric or hemolyzed serum specimens for HIV-1 and/or HIV-2 infection in non- symptomatic patients with or without risk factors for HIV infection

 

This assay kit is FDA-approved for testing cadaveric or hemolyzed blood specimens.

Highlights

Indicated for testing non-symptomatic individuals (screening purposes) with or without risk factors for HIV infection.

Reflex Tests Lists tests that may or may not be performed, at an additional charge, depending on the result and interpretation of the initial tests

Test IDReporting NameAvailable SeparatelyAlways Performed
HIVDIHIV Ab Confirm / Differentiation, SYesNo

Testing Algorithm Delineates situations when tests are added to the initial order. This includes reflex and additional tests.

This test begins with HIV-1/-2 antibody EIA. If HIV-1/-2 antibody EIA is reactive, then HIV antibody confirmation/differentiation (by immunochromatographic method) is performed at an additional charge.

 

See HIV Testing Algorithm (Fourth-Generation Screening Assay) Including Follow-up of Reactive HIV Rapid Serologic Test Results in Special Instructions.

Special Instructions and Forms Library of PDFs including pertinent information and consent forms, specimen collection and preparation information, test algorithms, and other information pertinent to test

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

Enzyme Immunoassay (EIA)-Screening Procedure

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

Yes

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

HIV-1/-2 Ab Screen Hemolyzed, S

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

Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (AIDS)
AIDS (Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome)
Anti-HIV
Anti-HTLV III
HIV (Human Immunodeficiency Virus)
Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV)
HV1CM