Pink top (EDTA) 1ml – Neonate
Pink top (EDTA) 6ml – Mother
Please state time of collection and label with the minimum patient identification. Labelling must include the following:
Please include relevant clinical details and any antimicrobial therapy the patient is taking.
Determination of HIV genotype in pregnant women.
Determination of HIV status of neonates born to HIV positive mothers. Send a sample at 0, 6 and 12 weeks of age.
Sent to Reference Laboratory
Please contact the laboratory to discuss urgent tests