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HIV proviral DNA

About This Test

Department: Virology and Molecular Microbiology


2 x 4 ml EDTA blood, purple top,


Turnaround Time: 8 days

Specialist test for early detection of HIV before seroconversion

Other Comments:

If processing is delayed, refrigeration is preferable to storage at ambient temperature. Delays of over 24 hours are undesirable

Clinical decision points: Interpretive comments included in report
Factors known to significantly affect results: Haemolysis
Reference Lab: Colindale