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Tropism Access Program (TAP)


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Trofile® Select


HIV-1 coreceptor tropism testing option
For patients with an unknown viral load


An option when tropism testing is desired and the viral load is unknown

LabCorp-Monogram will conduct the initial prescreening viral load assessment and select the appropriate HIV-1 coreceptor tropism assay, Trofile® or Trofile® DNA, based on the result

Prescreening viral assessment and tropism testing

Turnaround Time: 14-21 days

Sample of Trofile<sup>®</sup> DNA tropotype testing results from Monogram Biosciences Sample of Trofile<sup>®</sup> DNA tropotype testing results from Monogram Biosciences

Both plasma and whole blood are needed for Trofile® Select.

Draw 4 lavender-top EDTA tubes. Freeze one tube immediately at -20°C.
Centrifuge the other 3 tubes within 6 hours of collection.
Transfer plasma to screw-cap tubes. Freeze all samples immediately at -20°C and ship all tubes frozen.
Immediately place tube(s) and request form in specimen bag.
Do not allow samples to thaw after freezing. Ensure samples are fully frozen and on dry ice before giving to courier.
Contact Monogram Biosciences® Client Services at 1-800-777-0177 to arrange pickup. Include Monogram test code E3000T (LabCorp clients).
Trofile Select is a registered trademark of Monogram Biosciences, a Laboratory Corporation of America® Holdings.