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HIV Antibodies, HIV-1/2, EIA, with Reflexes
If the HIV Antibody Screen (HIV-1/2) is "Repeatedly Reactive", HIV Antibody, HIV-1, Western Blot will be performed at an additional charge (CPT code(s): 86689).
If the HIV Antibody, HIV-1, Western Blot is "Indeterminate" or "Negative", HIV-2 Antibody, EIA will be performed at additional charge (CPT code(s): 86702).
If the HIV-2 Antibody, EIA is "Repeatedly Reactive", HIV-2 Antibody, Immunoblot will be performed at an additional charge (CPT code(s): 86689).
HIV antibodies may not be detected in window between infection and detection of antibody.
|HIV-1/2 Ab Screen, EIA||Non-Reactive|
A Non-reactive HIV-1/2 antibody result does not exclude HIV infection since the time frame for seroconversion is variable. If acute HIV infection is suspected, antibody retesting and nucleic acid amplification (HIV DNA/RNA) testing is recommended.
The combination HIV-1/HIV-2 includes detection of subtypes of HIV-1 not included in HIV-1, EIA alone. Repeatedly positive results are confirmed by the highly specific western blot.
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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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