HIV Supplemental Assay - Geenius
Laboratory Fee Schedule
Procedure #: MBP0231A
CPT: 86701, 86702
|Synonym(s):||HIV Serum Confirmation Test|
The Geenius™ HIV 1/2 Supplemental Assay is a single-use immunochromatographic assay for the confirmation and differentiation of individual antibodies to Human Immunodeficiency Virus Types 1 and 2 (HIV-1 and HIV-2).
Supplemental Information Required
|Performed on Specimens from (sources)||Human Specimen|
|Sample/Specimen Type for Testing||Serum collected in SST or Red top tubes|
|Minimum Volume/Size Required||50 µL|
|Storage/Preservation Prior to Shipping||
|Specimen Labeling||At least 2 patient specific identifiers: First and last name as one identifier and a DOB or a unique patient specific identifier (e.g. Medical Record number); must match information on submission form (G-2A).|
|Shipping and Specimen Handling Requirements||
|Turn-around Time||2 working days|
|Interferences/Limitations||Material must be viable. Improper storage or shipping temperatures limit organism recovery.|
|Common Causes for Rejection||Insufficient quantity, unacceptable specimen type or source, improper shipping conditions, expired media or collection container, discrepancies between specimen label and submission form, and/or incomplete or missing submission form.|
|Additional Information||Supplemental assay to be completed per CDC algorithm. This is a reflex test only.
Not a stand-alone assay. If not in TAC or fee schedule then cannot submit on template but add to another one.