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HIV/HBV/HCV Screen by PCR/NAAT (10 days post exposure)

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Positive findings will be reflexed for individual qualitative confirmatory testing using the Roche Cobas Ampliscreen

HIV1 and HIV2 (RNA)
Hepatitis B Virus (HBV DNA)
Hepatitis C Virus (HCV RNA)

Samples must be received in the laboratory within 2 days of sample taking



Sample Reqs

A 10mls or 2 x 4mls (Vacutainer only)


3 days

Special instructions

No special instructions

Sample type guide


Lavender Vacutainer, EDTA anticoagulant, 4ml/10ml (10ml EDTA tubes are used for specific PCR assays)

See the Sample Requirements page for an explanation of all the sample requirements.

See the Special Instructions Legend page for a full list of special instructions.

Last-updated: 24/12/22


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