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Test Name

HIV-1 RNA, Quantitative, Real-Time PCR

CPT Code(s)

87536

Methodology

Real-Time Polymerase Chain Reaction

Reference Range(s)

HIV-1 RNA, Quantitative PCR <20 copies/mL
HIV-1 RNA, Quantitative PCR <1.30 Log copies/mL
This test was performed using the COBAS® AmpliPrep/COBAS® TaqMan® HIV-1 test kit version 2.0.

Clinical Significance

This test is intended for use in conjunction with clinical presentation and other laboratory markers of disease progress for the clinical management of HIV-1 infected patients. The test can be used to assess patient prognosis by measuring the baseline HIV-1 RNA level or to monitor the effects of antiretroviral therapy by measuring changes in EDTA plasma HIV-1 RNA levels during the course of antiretroviral treatment.

Alternative Name(s)

HIV Viral Load,Viral Load, HIV

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