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
Download(s)
Draw Status

Living

Pre-Mortem

Sample Volume
Minimum Sample Volume
  • Serum/Plasma: 1.5 mL
Preferred Sample Volume
  • Serum/Plasma: 2.5 mL
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 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 of collection. Do not freeze whole blood.
Sample Stability
  • 25°C to 30°C - 24 hours
  • Frozen at -20°C – 6 months (EDTA, ACD, and Sodium Citrate Plasma)
  • Less than 25°C - 72 hours
  • Refrigerated 2-8°C - 8 days
  • Serum and Heparin Plasma: Do not freeze
Transport
  • Frozen at -20°C (EDTA, ACD, and Sodium Citrate Plasma)
  • Less than 25°C - Up to 72 Hours
  • Refrigerated 2-8°C - Up to 8 Days
Shippers
Acceptable
  • 2-8°C STAT Organ Shipper
  • 2-8°C IDM/Micro Combo NanoCool Shipper
  • Ambient 160-Tube Bulk Shipper
  • Ambient 36-Tube Bulk Shipper
  • Ambient 6-Tube Shipper
Preferred
  • 2-8°C Wet Ice Shipper
  • 2-8°C NanoCool Shipper
Notes
Samples may only be exposed to temperatures up to 30°C for a total of 24 hours during storage.