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Human Immunodeficiency Virus 1, Genotype by Sequencing
|Methodology:||Reverse Transcription Polymerase Chain Reaction/Sequencing|
Collect: Lavender (EDTA) OR Pink (K2EDTA) OR Plasma preparation tube - 4 ml plasma.
Specimen Preparation: Separate plasma from cells within 6 hours. Transfer plasma to an Standard Transport Tube.
Storage/Transport Temperature: Frozen.
Unacceptable Conditions: Serum. Heparinized specimens.
Please submit most recent viral load and test date, if available.
Stability: On Cells: Ambient: 6 hours; After separation from cells: Ambient: 24 hours; Refrigerated: 5 days; Frozen: 4 month