Low Risk Situations

Low Risk Situations


  • Send 2 mL in one EDTA tube (lavender top)
  • PHSA Lab Serology Screening Requisition #00073506 Request Infant Diagnostic HIV PCR under Other Tests

Breastfeeding/expressed breast milk (EBM) is not recommended if mother is known HIV positive, regardless of maternal antiretroviral therapy and/or viral load due to the risk of transmission to the infant


Oak Tree Clinic staff are available to provide telephone advice Monday-Friday 8:30-16:30 (leave message if after hours) Call Oak Tree Clinic

After 16:30 and on weekends, contact BC Children's Hospital and ask for the Pediatric Infectious Disease specialist on call Call BC Children's Hospital