HIV-1 Western Blot

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TEST INFO

SAMPLE INFO

Test Name
HIV-1 Western Blot
Alternate Name(s)
  • HIV-1 WB
Test Site
  • Colorado
Test Description
The GS HIV-1 Western Blot Kit is an in vitro qualitative assay for the detection and identification of antibodies to Human Immunodeficiency Virus Type 1 (HIV-1)
CyberLAB Test Info

Test Name

Test #

HIV-1 WESTERN BLOT:

3522

Method Description
  • Western Blot
FDA Cleared / Approved
Yes
CPT Code(s)
  • 86689
STAT Allowed
No
Download(s)
Draw Status

Living

Pre-Mortem

Sample Volume
Minimum Sample Volume
  • Serum/Plasma: 20 uL
Preferred Sample Volume
  • Serum/Plasma: 50 uL
Sample Type
Acceptable
  • Plasma, ACD - Yellow Top Tube
  • Plasma, Lithium Heparin - Green Top Tube
  • Plasma, Sodium Citrate - Blue Top Tube
  • Plasma, Sodium Heparin - Green Top Tube
  • Serum - Gold Top Tube
  • Serum - Red/Gray (Tiger) Top Tube
  • Serum - Serum Separator Tube
Preferred
  • Serum - Red Top Tube
  • Plasma, EDTA - Lavender Top Tube
Sample Handling
Centrifuge and separate serum/plasma from cells and transfer to plastic vials; do not freeze whole blood.
Sample Stability
  • Frozen at -20°C - Indefinite
  • Refrigerated 2-8°C - 7 days
Transport
  • Ambient or Refrigerated 2-8°C – Up to 7 Days
  • Frozen at -20°C – Greater than 7 Days
Shippers
Acceptable
  • 2-8°C STAT Organ Shipper
  • Ambient 160-Tube Bulk Shipper
  • Ambient 36-Tube Bulk Shipper
  • Ambient 6-Tube Shipper
  • 2-8°C IDM/Micro Combo NanoCool Shipper
Preferred
  • 2-8°C NanoCool Shipper
  • 2-8°C Wet Ice Shipper