Co-receptor Tropism Assay
Recommended when a patient’s viral load is undetectable, tropism is unknown and substitution with a CCR5 antagonist-containing regimen is desired.
Specimen Collection Requirements
Whole Blood, one lavender (EDTA) top tube
CRITICAL FROZEN. Freeze whole blood immediately. Separate specimens must be submitted when multiple tests are ordered.
CD4 cell culture assay for phenotypic recombinant-virus co-receptor tropism
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