Laboratory Test Information Guide

Details for HIV - High Risk Obstetrical/High Risk IV Drug User

Test Name: HIV - High Risk Obstetrical/High Risk IV Drug User
Alternate Name(s): HIV - High Risk Obstetrical Patients

High Risk Obstetric Human Immunodeficiency Virus
Laboratory: Core (UH)
Specimen Type: 5 mL Gold top Vacutainer tube
Collection Information:  
Test Schedule: As needed
Turnaround time from when specimen
is received in testing laboratory:
4 hours
1 hour
Reference Range:  
Effective Date: 2012-11-13
Revised Date: 2018-11-19
Critical Value:  
Interpretive Comments:  
Special Processing: High Risk Obstetrics:

This test is for specimens from the mother only. Any other specimen type from an obstetrical case (e.g. cord blood) must be authorized by the Microbiologist on call before testing can proceed.

Note: This test is only available in the High Risk Obstetrical Powerplan Module
Comments: Tested only at UH Core Lab.
Method of Analysis: Chemiluminescent Microparticle Immunoassay (CMIA)
Critical Information Required:  
Storage & Shipment:  
System Codes: 
HRHIVT/HRBsAg-Restricted to OB
Referred To:  

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