HIV Supplemental Assay - Geenius

HIV Supplemental Assay - Geenius

Laboratory Fee Schedule

Procedure #:  MBP0231A 

CPT:  86701, 86702Additional 

HIV Supplemental Assay - Geenius
Synonym(s): HIV Serum Confirmation Test
Requisition FormN/A

Test Description

The Geenius™ HIV 1/2 Supplemental Assay is a single-use immunochromatographic assay for the confirmation and differentiation of individual antibodies to Human Immunodeficiency Virus Types 1 and 2   (HIV-1 and HIV-2).




Supplemental Information Required

Supplemental Form(s)N/A
Performed on Specimens from (sources)Human Specimen
Sample/Specimen Type for TestingSerum collected in SST or Red top tubes
Minimum Volume/Size Required50 µL
Storage/Preservation Prior to Shipping
  • Store at 2-8° C for up to 5 days.
  • Store frozen at -20° C or colder for long term storage.
Transport MediumN/A
Specimen LabelingAt least 2 patient specific identifiers: First and last name as one identifier and a DOB or a unique patient specific identifier (e.g. Medical Record number); must match information on submission form (G-2A).
Shipping and Specimen Handling Requirements
  • Ship according to Dangerous Goods Regulations, IATA, and/or CFR 49.
  • Handle as infectious agent using universal precautions. 
  • Triple contained in accordance with federal shipping regulations for infectious agents.  
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Turn-around Time2 working days 
Interferences/LimitationsMaterial must be viable.  Improper storage or shipping temperatures limit organism recovery.
Common Causes for RejectionInsufficient quantity, unacceptable specimen type or source, improper shipping conditions, expired media or collection container, discrepancies between specimen label and submission form, and/or incomplete or missing submission form.
Additional Information Supplemental assay to be completed per CDC algorithm.  This is a reflex test only.
Not a stand-alone assay.  If not in TAC or fee schedule then cannot submit on template but add to another one.

Last updated April 25, 2022