Keywords/Mnemonics: needlestick, exposure, HIV, Rapid HIV
1 serum separator tube (SST) or 2 ml serum for HBsAg and Anti-HCV and 1 EDTA tube for rapid HIV 1/2
A needlestick is defined by CDC follows:
Nonreactive (Rapid HIV 1/2)
Reactive HBV Surface Antigen will reflex HBV Surface Antigen Confirmation (#30003)
Reactive/indeterminate result for HCV will reflex HCV RNA
Detection/Quanitation and enough sample is available. If not enough sample, #30081 HCV RIBA will reflex.
Positive results for rapid HIV are sent for confirmatory testing at an additional charge.
For Hepatitis testing, specimens containing fibrin clots, red blood cells or particulate matter may give inconsistent results.
For Hepatitis tests:
Non-refrigerated specimens over 8 hours old.
Non-separated specimens over 8 hours old.
Microparticle Enzyme immunoassay [MEIA]
View test details, including specimen collection, patient preparation & reference ranges.
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