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hiv antibody antigen combo
Synonyms: HIV 4th Gen 
Computer Code: (HIV4G)
Specimen Collection: 5 mL blood (gold top tube). Must be the only test ordered on this sample. 
Minimum Volume: 5 mL 
Handling Instructions for Offsite Areas: Allow to clot, centrifuge for 20 minutes, refrigerate. See Test Requisitions 16, 17 & 19. 
Reference Values: Negative See Addendum XVI. All positives will be reflexed. See Addendum XVI  
Lab Code: SI 
Requisition: HIV
Test Frequency: Mon-Fri Once/day 
Routine TAT: 1 day for negative results (excluding weekends) 
Stat TAT: NA 
CPT Code(s): 87389 
LCD or NCD: (NCD) http://www.cms.hhs.gov/mcd/index_section.asp?ncd_sections=40 
Methodology Used: 77
See Addendum XVII

Albany Medical Center
43 New Scotland Avenue
Albany, NY, 12208
Date: 04/20/2014
Time: 09:42:42 (24hr)