Test Directory

HIV Resistance

Containers - Adult

Universal Container 0.2
Volume Range

Clean molecular grade 2 ml vial

Laboratory Site

51 Little France Crescent
Old Dalkeith Road
EH16 4SA
Telephone: 0131 536 1000

Transport arrangements

​Ambient temperature via courier or DX. Compliant with IATA packing instruction 650

Special instructions for collection

Minimum volume: 1ml​

Stored frozen plasma (1ml) at -20oC or lower


​Monday - Friday

Anticipated turnaround

10 days

General additional information

Clinical information: Complete treatment history of the patient, results of previous tests if carried out elsewhere, viral load if carried out elsewhere.

If tests are requested on stored samples already held in the NHS Lothian Laboratory requests should be emailed to loth.bbvsequencing@nhslothian.scot.nhs.uk