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HIV sequencing and genotypic resistance

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HIV sequencing and genotypic resistance
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Reference Range:

N/A

Turnaround Time:

10 working days

Comments:

The test is referred to another laboratory - Colindale

Description:

HIV genotyping by sequencing for known HIV positive patients

Sample Requirements:

4 mls EDTA plasma

Important Information:

The basic panel includes RT and protease resistance testing. Please state if Tropism (for MRV) or Integrase (for RAL) is indicated as well.

Samples for nucleic acid detection must be transported immediately as delay in sample receipt and processing may decrease the assay sensitivity. If a delay for any Virology samples is unavoidable, loss of sensitivity can be decreased by storing samples upright at 4 C.