|Mnemonic: ||[HIV TROF]|
|Name: ||HIV-1 Trofile|
|Specimen: ||3 mL plasma from a Lavender (EDTA) top tube. Send to lab ASAP. Collect 2 full EDTA tubes. Centrifuge and separate the plasma within 2 hours of collection. Freeze the separated plasma immediately in 2 separate polypropylene containers for shipping.|
Separate frozen specimens must be submitted when multiple tests are ordered. Samples previously thawed are unacceptable.
See back of Monogram order form for complete sample and processing instructions.
|Minimum Spec: ||3 mL|
|Transport Temp: ||Critical Frozen sample. Freeze immediately and transport frozen.|
|Spec Stability: ||Stable 2 weeks frozen.|
|Ref Lab/Code: ||Monogram E3100|
| Method: ||Recombinant virus, single replication|
|Note: ||Co-Receptor Tropism Assay:|
Used to determine eligibility for CCR5 antogonist therapy. This assay is intended for use only in patients with documented HIV-1 infectionsand a documented viral load greater than 1000 copies/mL plasma.
This test is not orderable in Logician (Centricity) or in ERNE (Millenium). Please called the lab to order.
|Processing Info: ||Send out on a Monogram requisition. Usually the form will be completed by the Infectious Diseases office. Keep a copy of the original order in CR.|
All Monogram requsitions should be marked "Bill Client". If the physician's office has written in patient billing information, place an X through it.
Call Monogram (1-800-777-0177; Client # 03958) for courier pickup. The courier is our ARUP courier but Monogram must be phoned in advance to authorize the pickup.