Test Directory

HIV Tropism

Containers - Adult

Red Cap Tube EDTA KE 9ml
Volume Range

​6 ml

Laboratory Site

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

Transport arrangements

​Blood to arrive at the laboratory within 4 hours of being drawn and not later than 4 pm to allow time for processing.

Special instructions for collection

Minimum volume: 6ml
Freshly drawn whole blood in EDTA
Collection container (including preservatives): CE marked leak proof container

How to request

Prior to sending, contact lab to discuss.


​Monday - Friday

Anticipated turnaround

​14 days

General additional information

​​​Clinical information: Ensure request form is completed in full as genotypic tropism determination is based on a bioinformatic tool that requires the data requested to produce a satisfactory result

Special precautions: Transport should not be delayed, samples will not be accepted