HIV 1/2 Antibody, RAPID, OB Patient
RAPID OB HIV, RAPID HIV 1/2, HIV 1/2 (RAPID) OB Testing , EPIC: LAB5228, SOFT: HIVOB
HIV 1/2 RAPID OB tests can only be ordered for pregnant women in Labor and Delivery at a Beaumont Hospital Campus with an unknown/undocumented HIV status.
Specimen Collection Criteria
Collect: One Gold-top SST tube.
Send specimen STAT to the STAT Laboratory (Royal Oak) or Chemistry Laboratory (Farmington Hills, Grosse Pointe and Troy) immediately after collection.
- Hemolyzed specimens.
- Severely lipemic specimens.
Specimens may be tested immediately upon receipt. Specimens can be stored at 2o-8oC for up to 5 days. Specimens should be stored at -20oC or below if storage is necessary for more than five (5) days. Specimens may not be frozen and thawed more than twice prior to use with the Reveal test.
Sunday - Saturday, 24 hours a day.
STAT results available within 2 hours.
This is a RAPID screening test for HIV 1/2 antibodies and HIV-1 p24 Antigen. All positive test results will be reported as Preliminary Positive. A preliminary positive will be confirmed by the current 4th generation assay and when necessary additional confirmation procedures. In accordance with recent CDC guidelines, Western Blot will NOT be performed.
This RAPID HIV 1/2 test is used to assay serum from pregnant women who have unknown or undocumented HIV status. Test results should be made available to ordering physicians within 2 hours. The name and page number of the physician to be contacted with the results must be documented in the collection comment field.
EPIC: LAB5228, SOFT: HIVOB