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HIV-1 Genotyping (8000100054)
Test Mnemonic:


Specimen Requirements:

One pearl color  (PPT) top Vacutainer; collect one tube for this test and do not combine with other test orders.



Minimum Volume:

4 ml


Transport frozen

Specimen Preparation:

Within two hours of collection, centrifuge at 1,000 x g for 15 minutes. After centrifugation, remove plasma from cells into a screw-top polypropylene transport tube.


Separation must occur within 2 hours of collection, store frozen for up to  one month.

Causes for Rejection:

Incomplete and/or incorrect sample identification, insufficient sample volume, incorrect blood collection tube (Vacutainer), gross hemolysis, clots, prolonged time to processing, transport at rom temperature or refrigerated

Reference Range:

See report

Turnaround Time:

 10-14 days


 RT-PCR, Sanger sequencing


 Molecular Diagnostics Laboratory


HIV-1 Drug Resistance; HIV Genotype; HIV Resistance Mutation Detection

Clinical Indication:

Detection of HIV drug resistant mutations

Patient Preparation :

Routine venipuncture

CPT 4 Code:




The report is directly uploaded into EPIC and myUTMB.


When ordering tests for which Medicare or Medicaid reimbursement will be sought, physicians should only order tests that are medically necessary for the diagnosis or treatment of the patient. Components of the organ or disease panels may be ordered individually. The diagnostic information must substantiate all tests ordered and must be in the form of an ICD-10 code or its verbal equivalent.
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