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hiv 1/2 rapid test
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Specimen Collection: 3 mL lavender top tube (EDTA). 
Minimum Volume: 3 mL 
Handling Instructions for Offsite Areas: Specimen should be sent by courier immediately. Send with completed RAPID HIV test requisition. See Test Requisitions 15, 18 & 19. 
Reference Values: Negative See Addendum XVI. All positives will be reflexed. Limited to OB patients and Occupational Exposure only. Contact phlebotomy. Transport immediately. See Addendum XVI  
Lab Code: SI 
Requisition: HIV Rapid
Test Frequency: STAT basis 
Routine TAT: NA 
Stat TAT: 1 hr 
CPT Code(s): 86703 
LCD or NCD: (NCD) http://www.cms.hhs.gov/mcd/index_section.asp?ncd_sections=40 
Methodology Used: 22
See Addendum XVII

Albany Medical Center
43 New Scotland Avenue
Albany, NY, 12208
Date: 10/21/2014
Time: 09:38:04 (24hr)