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Test Name: HIV-1 Genotype

Test Code(s): HIVGEN / XHIVGN

Test Description: Link:

Testing Site: Testing will be sent to an approved reference laboratory.

Specimen Requirements

Collection Instructions: HIV-1 Genotyping requires an HIV-1 RNA(XHIV1) viral load of 1,000 HIV-1 RNA copies per mL to be performed.
If the viral load is less than 1,000 RNA copies/mL, the genotyping test will be canceled.


Human Immunodeficiency Virus

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