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Test Code LAB000 (Not in House) LAB001 (In House) - Enter Specimen type, Source, and Test Name Rapid HIV Antigen/Antibody Combo

Important Note

This test is lab orderable only and only available for L&D and Source Patients.


Nursing staff/provider should order LAB001 Lab orders LAB2668

Additional Codes

CPT Code: 87389, RAHIV


Chemiluminescence Immunoassay

Confirmation testing is done by Maryland State Health Department on all reactive samples following CDC recommended guidelines.

Performing Laboratory

Peninsula Regional Medical Center - Special Chemistry

Specimen Requirements

Draw blood in a plain, red-top tube or a red tiger-top serum gel tube, and send 3 mL of serum refrigerated.


Reference Values

Nonreactive (reported as reactive [positive] or nonreactive [negative])

Additional Information

The performance of the Abbott HIV Antigen/Antibody Combo test has not been established for individuals <2 years old. Please contact Special Chemistry laboratory (ext. 4222) for ordering HIV testing on children <2 years old.