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HIV 1/2 Antibody

Instructions

This test is no longer available. Please refer to the HIV 1/2 Testing Algorithm test.

Storage

Centrifuged SST tubes may be transported and stored at ambient temperatures (2o to 30o C; 36o to 86o F) for up to 48 hours. DO NOT FREEZE TUBES CONTAINING BLOOD. For longer storage, the serum should be removed from the gel and refrigerated (2o -8o C) or frozen at -20o C or below.

Red-top tubes and Microtainers® may be stored at ambient temperatures for up to 16 hours and for up to 3 days at refrigerator temperatures (2o - 8o C). DO NOT FREEZE TUBES CONTAINING BLOOD. For longer storage, the serum should be removed from the clot and refrigerated (2o -8o C) or frozen at -20o C or below.

Lavender top tubes can be stored at ambient temperatures (2o to 30o C; 36o to 86o F) for up to 12 hours.

Last Updated

7/11/2019