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Test ID FHV2Q HIV-2 DNA/RNA Qualitative Real-Time PCR

Specimen Required

Specimen Type: Whole Blood

Container/Tube: EDTA Tube 

Specimen Volume: 3mL

Collection Instructions: Collect 1 mL (lavender-top) EDTA 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

0.5 mL

Specimen Stability Information

Specimen Type Temperature Time Special Container
Whole blood Refrigerated (preferred) 14 days
  Frozen  30 days
  Ambient  7 days

Reference Values

Reference Range: Not Detected

Day(s) Performed

Monday through Saturday

Report Available

1 to 6 days

Performing Laboratory

Quest Diagnostics

Test Classification

This test was developed and its analytical performance characteristics have been determined by Quest Diagnostics. 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