Stanford Hospital & Clinics and Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital
RESULT
Test Name : Rapid HIV Antigen / Antibody Order Code : SHIVAGAB
Note: HIV -1/2 Ag/Ab Combo test is performed only: 1. As part of the hospital needle stick protocol. 2. It is used as a screening test for Labor and Delivery patients with no previous HIV testing, but with high risk of HIV infection, to determine whether a stat C-section will be done instead of allowing a vaginal birth. 3. It can be performed on ED and Organ Transplant patients when requested.
Container Type: SST Gold-top gel tube, Red-top tube (Plain) no additive
Required Volume: 1.5 mL
Minimum Volume (Pediatric): 1.5 mL
Methodology: Immunoassay
Turnaround Time: 1 hour
CPT Codes: 87389
LPCH EPIC Code: LABSHIVAGAB
SHC EPIC Code: LABSHIVAGAB
Department: Hematology