Geenius HIV 1/2 Confirmatory Assay (BioRad).
When a confirmation is requested, two duo-screening assays (Ag/Ab) (and HIV 1/2 antigen detection if necessary) will automatically be performed as well.
At least 1,5-2 ml serum.
Serum or mother tubes should be kept in the refrigerator at (2-8°C) and sent at room temperature.
Use the request form for a confirmation.
Make sure the samples have not been:
All children < 18 months of age of seropositive mothers are diagnosed by HIV DNA PCR and HIV RNA viral load, and not through HIV serology.
At least twice a week
maximum 5 business days
Yes (ISO 15189 – 147-MED)
HIV1 confirmation: 68961-2
HIV2 confirmation: 81641-3
Laatste wijziging op: 16/01/2023