TEST CATALOG ORDERING & RESULTS SPECIMEN HANDLING CUSTOMER SERVICE EDUCATION & INSIGHTS
Test Catalog

Test ID: FFTRP    
Trofile Co-Receptor Tropism Assay

Specimen Type Describes the specimen type validated for testing

Plasma EDTA

Specimen Required Defines the optimal specimen required to perform the test and the preferred volume to complete testing

Draw blood in either PPT (pearl top) or lavender-top (EDTA) tubes. Remove plasma from cells immediately, and transfer specimen to a screw-capped, plastic vial. Freeze 3 mL of PPT plasma or EDTA plasma immediately, send specimen frozen.

 

RECOMMENDED:

1.       Patient's most recent viral load

2.       Viral load collection date

 

Note:   1.  Intended to use only for patients with viral loads greater than or equal to 1000 copies/mL. For best results, viral loads should be confirmed within two weeks prior to submission for testing at Monogram.

           2. Patient samples submitted <30 days apart are considered duplicate and will be cancelled.

Specimen Minimum Volume Defines the amount of sample necessary to provide a clinically relevant result as determined by the Testing Laboratory

1 mL

Reject Due To Identifies specimen types and conditions that may cause the specimen to be rejected

Hemolysis NA
Lipemia NA
Icterus NA
Other NA

Specimen Stability Information Provides a description of the temperatures required to transport a specimen to the performing laboratory, alternate acceptable temperatures are also included

Specimen TypeTemperatureTimeSpecial Container
Plasma EDTAFrozen14 days