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Test Code HIV2DNA/RNA HIV-2 DNA/RNA Qualitative Real-Time PCR

Important Note

Mayo code FHV2Q

Specimen Required

Collect 1 mL (lavender-top) EDTA or (yellow-top) ACD whole blood. Ship refrigerate.

Method Name

Real - Time Reverse Transcription Polymerase Chain Reaction (RT-PCR)

Reporting Name

HIV-2 DNA/RNA Qualitative RT-PCR

Specimen Type

Whole blood

Specimen Minimum Volume

0.4 mL

Specimen Stability Information

Specimen Type Temperature Time
Whole blood Refrigerated (preferred) 6 days
  Ambient  6 days

Reject Due To


Mild Reject; Gross Reject








Heparinized whole blood

Reference Values

Reference Range: Not Detected

Day(s) and Time(s) Performed

Monday through Saturday

Analytic Time

1 - 2 days

Performing Laboratory

Quest Diagnostics Infectious Disease

Test Classification

This test was developed and its analytical performance characteristics have been determined by Quest Diagnostics Infectious Disease It has not been cleared or approved by FDA. This assay has been validated pursuant to the CLIA regulations and is used for clinical purposes. This test is performed pursuant to a license agreement with Roche Molecular Systems, Inc.

CPT Code Information


LOINC Code Information

Test ID Test Order Name Order LOINC Value
FHV2Q HIV-2 DNA/RNA Qualitative RT-PCR Unable to Verify


Result ID Test Result Name Result LOINC Value
Z0711 HIV-2 DNA/RNA 25841-8

NY State Approved

Northwell Health Laboratories Additional Information:

Computer Interface Code

   PDM # 1659434