|Mnemonic: ||[POST EXP]|
|Name: ||Body Fluid Exposure Workup (Source)|
|Specimen: ||3 mL serum from a Red SST or Red top tube. |
NOTE: Bridgton and Rumford Hospitals use a different methodology than CMMC for the Rapid HIV assay. If the test is to be run at either of those labs, collect an EDTA (purple top) tube and a serum tube.
|Note: ||Includes a Hep BS Ag, Hep C Ab and an HIV Rapid Ab ordered at no charge. |
This should be ordered for testing on the SOURCE of the exposure.
See special instructions.
This test is considered a Critical Test. All processing and delivery of results to the ordering provider will be handled ASAP.
|Processing Info: ||A Rule in PathNet will order the component tests as n/c when the POST EXP accession is inlab'd. The labels will print to LPCR.|