HIV-1/ HIV-2 Ab Differentiation 
Mnemonic HIV CONF
CPT 86701 and 86702
Test Code  1503090
Test Includes HIV-1 HIV-2 AB Interpretation
Specimen Serum
Volume 1.0mL
Container SST or Red Top Tube
Special Instructions Centrifuge for Red top only, transfer serum to Plastic Transport Tube
Specimen Prep  
Storage 2-8°C
Transport Temp Refrigerated
Stability Rm Temp 2 Days
Stability Refrig 7 days
Stability Frozen 1 month (up to 5 freeze/thaw cycles)
Rejection Criteria Grossly hemolyzed, lipemic, and icteric samples. 
Reference Value Negative 
Performed/TAT Monday - Sunday