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Test Code HIV2LM HIV-2 Antibody Confirmation, Serum

Additional Codes

 

MAYO Test ID

HIV2L

EPIC Test ID

LAB4081

 

Reporting Name

HIV-2 Ab Confirmation, S

Useful For

Confirmation of the presence of HIV-2 antibodies in patients with repeatedly reactive combined HIV-1 and HIV-2 antibody or HIV-2 antibody-only screening test results

 

Diagnosis of HIV-2 infection

Testing Algorithm

The following algorithms are available in Special Instructions:

-HIV-2 Testing Algorithm: Screening (Nonsymptomatic) and Diagnostic (Symptomatic)

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

Method Name

Rapid Immunochromatographic Assay

Performing Laboratory

Mayo Medical Laboratories in Rochester

Specimen Type

Serum


Specimen Required


Collection Container/Tube:

Preferred: Serum gel

Acceptable: Red top

Submission Container/Tube: Plastic vial

Specimen Volume: 0.5 mL


Specimen Minimum Volume

0.2 mL

Specimen Stability Information

Specimen Type Temperature Time
Serum Frozen (preferred) 30 days
  Refrigerated  14 days
  Ambient  48 hours

Reject Due To

Hemolysis

Mild OK; Gross reject

Lipemia

Mild OK; Gross reject

Icterus

Mild OK; Gross reject

Other

NA

 

Reference Values

Negative

This confirmatory assay should be ordered only on specimens that are reactive by an HIV-2 antibody screening immunoassay.

Day(s) and Time(s) Performed

Monday through Friday; Varies

CPT Code Information

86689

LOINC Code Information

Test ID Test Order Name Order LOINC Value
HIV2L HIV-2 Ab Confirmation, S In Process

 

Result ID Test Result Name Result LOINC Value
61785 HIV-2 Ab Confirmation, S 7919-4

Analytic Time

1 Day

Test Classification

This test has been cleared or approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration and is used per manufacturer's instructions. Performance characteristics were verified by Mayo Clinic in a manner consistent with CLIA requirements.