HIV-1/HCV/HBV Ultrio Screen

Infectious Disease Core Test Offerings

TURN AROUND TIME

8-12 Hours

TEST INFO

SAMPLE INFO

Test Name
HIV-1/HCV/HBV Ultrio Screen
Alternate Name(s)
  • Ultrio NAT
Test Site
  • Colorado
  • Pennsylvania
Test Description
Qualitative nucleic acid assay screen for HIV-1 RNA, HCV RNA and HBV DNA
CyberLAB Test Info

Test Name

Test #

ULTRIO HIV/HCV/HBV

3770

ULTRIO HIV/HCV/HBV

3780

Method Description
  • Transcription Mediated Amplification(TMA)
FDA Cleared / Approved
Yes
CPT Code(s)
  • 87516
  • 87521
  • 87535
STAT Allowed
Yes
Notes
A serum or plasma specimen collected from a donor prior to death may be tested instead of a cadaveric blood specimen using either the instructions for cadaveric or living donor specimens.
Download(s)
Draw Status

Cadaveric

Sample Volume
Minimum Sample Volume
  • Serum/Plasma: 700 uL
Preferred Sample Volume
  • Serum/Plasma: 2.5 mL
Sample Type
Acceptable
  • Serum - Gold Top Tube
  • Serum - Red Top Tube
  • Serum - Red/Gray (Tiger) Top Tube
  • Serum - Serum Separator Tube
Preferred
  • Plasma, EDTA - Lavender Top Tube
Sample Handling
Must be centrifuged within 72 hours after collection. Do not freeze whole blood
Sample Stability
  • Frozen at -70°C - 14 days
  • Less than 25°C - 24 hours
  • Refrigerated 2-8°C - 5 days (Serum)
  • Refrigerated 2-8°C - 8 days (Plasma)
Transport
  • Frozen at -70°C - Up to 14 Days
  • Refrigerated 2-8°C - Up to 5 Days (Serum)
  • Refrigerated 2-8°C - Up to 8 Days (Plasma)
Shippers
Acceptable
  • 2-8°C IDM/Micro Combo NanoCool Shipper
  • 2-8°C STAT Organ Shipper
Preferred
  • 2-8°C Wet Ice Shipper
  • 2-8°C NanoCool Shipper
Notes
Samples may only be exposed to temperatures up to 25°C for a total of 24 hours during storage.