Geisinger Medical Laboratories/Geisinger Proven Diagnostics Test Catalog

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HIV-1 GENOTYPE (RTI, PI, INTEGRASE INHIBITORS)

ORDERING INFORMATION:
Geisinger Epic Procedure Code: LAB2468         Geisinger Epic ID: 54893

SPECIMEN COLLECTION
Specimen type:
EDTA plasma
Preferred collection container:
Alternate Collection Container:
6 mL lavender-top K2 EDTA tube
Specimen required:
4 mL EDTA plasma; minimum 1.2 mL
Special notes:
See specimen processing instructions.

SPECIMEN PROCESSING
Specimen processing instructions:
Centrifuge and aliquot plasma from cells within 24 hours of collection. 
Transport temperature:
Frozen.
Specimen stability:
Room temperature: 24 hours. Refrigerated: 6 days. Froze: 42 days.
Rejection criteria:
Serum • Whole blood greater than 24 hours old • Frozen whole blood • Gross hemolysis • Lipemia • Non-centrifuged PPT • Frozen PPT (in-situ) • Heparinized plasma.

TEST DETAILS
CPT code(s):
87900, 87901, 87906
Note: The billing party has sole responsibility for CPT coding.  Any questions regarding coding should be directed to the payer being billed.  The CPT codes provided by GML are based on AMA guidelines and are for informational purposes only.
Methodology:
Reverse Transcription Polymerase Chain Reaction (RT-PCR)
Sequencing
Synonyms:
Quest test code 91692, Human Immunodeficiency Virus
HIVGII
Clinical significance:
Identify drug resistance mutations in HIV-1 patients failing antiretroviral regimens containing RT, PR or Integrase inhibitors. Identify transmitted drug resistance mutations in the RT, PR or integrase genes in treatment-naive patients prior to initiation of antiretroviral therapy.

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