Detect HIV-1 co-receptor tropism; determine eligibility for CCR5 antagonist therapy. Procedure should be used for patients with documented HIV-1 infection and viral loads ≥1,000 copies/mL plasma.
Specimen Collection Requirements
Plasma, two lavender (EDTA) top tubes.
Centrifuge within 6 hours, and transfer to plastic screw-cap tube. Freeze immediately after centrifugation.
Specimens other than EDTA plasma, secimens not frozen
Recombinant virus, single replication
Monogram Biosciences (E3100)
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