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HTLV types I and II antibodies

Lab Section: 

Virology

 

Lab Location: 

Main Lab

Test ID: 

LAB3127

 

Synonyms: 

HTLV I/II Antibody, IgG Human T Cell Leukemia/lymphoma Virus I & II

Methodology: 

Enzyme immunoassay

Schedule: 

Once/week

Reported: 

1-7 days

Specimen Requirements: 

Collection: 2.0 mL Blood in a Gold Top Tube.
Pediatric volume: 0.5 mL

 

Notes: 

Reflex Criteria: HTLV immunoblot performed on all EIA-positive samples.

HTLV EIA does not differentiate types I and II.

Reference Interval: 

Negative

CPT Code(s): 

86687

Last Changed: 

11/10/2016 17:05:33

Last Reviewed: 

8/22/2017 12:44:11 PM