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HTLV I and II DNA PCR (Lab Approval Required)

Lab Section: 

Virology

 

Lab Location: 

Main Lab

Test ID: 

LAB8725

 

Methodology: 

Real-time PCR

Schedule: 

Sent to ARUP

Reported: 

7-10 days

Specimen Requirements: 

Collect 3.0 mL Blood in a Lavender Top Tube.
Pediatric volume: 1.0 mL.
Transport: Ship whole blood at room temperature.
Unacceptable conditions: Hemolyzed specimens

 

Notes: 

Clinical Indications: Confirm HTLV infection in pretransplant patients if serology is equivocal.

Reference Interval: 

Not detected

CPT Code(s): 

87798 x 2

Last Changed: 

9/1/2017 4:17:50 PM

Last Reviewed: 

9/1/2017 4:17:50 PM