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Test ID HIVRH Rapid HIV-1 and HIV-2 Antibody Patient Source, Blood

Useful For

Testing high- or unknown-risk patients after a needle stick or blood or body fluid exposure has been reported.


Point-of-care screening for HIV-1 and HIV-2 infections in high-risk or unknown-risk source patients in occupational exposures to possibly infected blood/body fluids


Guiding urgent medical decisions on initiating appropriate anti-HIV prophylaxis in occupational exposure incidents


Reflex Tests

Test ID Reporting Name Available Separately Always Performed
HVCPS HIV-1/-2 Ag and Ab PS, S No No
HVDPS HIV Ab Confirm/Differentiation PS,S No No

Testing Algorithm

If rapid HIV-1 and -2 antibody test is positive, then HIV antigen and antibody combination is performed. If HIV-1 antigen and antibody are reactive, then HIV-1/-2 antibody differentiation is performed. If reactive for both HIV-1 and HIV-2 or unreadable, then HIV-1 antibody confirmation Western blot and HIV-2 antibody confirmation is performed. If indeterminate for HIV-, then HIV-1 antibody confirmation Western blot is performed.

Method Name

Lateral Flow Immunochromatographic Assay

Reporting Name

HIV-1/HIV-2 Ab Rapid, B

Specimen Type

Whole Blood EDTA

Specimen Minimum Volume

1.5 mL

Specimen Stability Information

Specimen Type Temperature Time
Whole Blood EDTA Ambient 4 hours

Reference Values


Day(s) and Time(s) Performed

Monday through Sunday; Continuously

Performing Laboratory

Mayo Medical Laboratories in Rochester

Test Classification

This test has been cleared or approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration and is used per manufacturer's instructions. Performance characteristics were verified by Mayo Clinic in a manner consistent with CLIA requirements.

CPT Code Information

86703-HIV-1/HIV-2 single test

G0433-HIV antibody screen (government payers if appropriate)

LOINC Code Information

Test ID Test Order Name Order LOINC Value
HIVRH HIV-1/HIV-2 Ab Rapid, B 80387-4


Result ID Test Result Name Result LOINC Value
HIVRH HIV-1/HIV-2 Ab Rapid, B In Process