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HIV Genotyping for Drug Resistance

Laboratory:
Referred Test
Specimen types:
Blood
Container types:
ACD
EDTA
ACD
Collection Instructions:

Do not send heparinised blood.  Please note that HIV drug resistance can only be performed on a sample tube which has NOT been used for other testing.  For this reason, this test cannot be added to previously collected samples.

Minimum Adult Volume:
2 mL
Paediatric Minimum Volume:
2 mL
Frequency:
As required
Result Turnaround Time:
2-4 weeks
Laboratory Use Only
Storage Instructions:

Protease, RT and GP41 sequenced

Contact VIDRL 9342 2623

External Laboratory:
Victorian Infectious Diseases Reference Laboratory (V.I.D.R.L)
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