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Test Name

HIV-1 RNA, Qualitative, TMA

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CPT Code(s)**

87535
**IMPORTANT: CPT Code is informational only; obtain the Test Code for ordering.

Methodology

Transcription-Mediated Amplification (TMA)

Reference Range(s)

HIV-1 RNA, QN, TMA Not detected
This test was performed using the APTIMA® HIV-RNA Qualitative Assay (Gen-Probe).

Clinical Significance

The APTIMA® HIV-1 RNA, Qualitative assay may be used:
1. As an aid in the diagnosis of acute and primary HIV-1 infection.
2. To confirm HIV-1 infection in persons who repeatedly test positive for HIV-1 infection.
3. To resolve indeterminate or inconclusive HIV-1 Western blot results.

Reference ranges are provided as general guidance only. To interpret test results use the reference range in the laboratory report.

The CPT codes provided are based on AMA guidelines and are for informational purposes only. CPT coding is the sole responsibility of the billing party. Please direct any questions regarding coding to the payer being billed.

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