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CCR5-CXCR4 Tropism (Sendaway Test)

Alternative Names:HIV Tropism Assay
Tropism Assay
HIV CXCR4 receptor assay HIV CCR5 receptor assay Maraviroc resistance assay HIV Co-receptor Trophism assay
Laboratory:Microbiology
Test Code:CCR
Medicare rebatable:Yes
Specimen Types:Blood
Container Types:
EDTAEDTA
Adults Volume or Mass:5 mL
Minimum/Paediatric Volume or Mass:2 mL
Collection & Request Instructions:

Dedicated tube required. Specimens will only be accepted Monday to Thursdays (excluding public holidays).  Note: Specimens received outside these days will be rejected and a recollection requested.

Transport Instructions:Room Temperature

Must reach the testing laboratory within 48 hours of collection.

 

Processing Instructions:Store at Room Temperature

Specimens MUST arrive at VIDRL within 48 hours of collection.  Specimens are unable to be processed or frozen by Northern Pathology.

Assay Frequency:Weekly
External Laboratory:V.I.D.R.L.
  External Laboratory details...
External Transport Instructions:Send at ambient temperature
Additional Notes:

VIDRL Contact: (03)9342 9647 / (03) 9342 9648