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HTLV I/II DNA PCR

Lab Section:  Sendout  
Lab Location:  Sendout
Reference Lab: ARUP 
Test ID: LAB3125 
Methodology: Real-Time Polymerase Chain Reaction
Schedule: Varies
Reported: 7 days
Specimen Requirements:  Collection: 3.0 mL Blood in a Lavender Top Tube.
Pediatric volume: 1 mL.
Lavender (EDTA), pink (K2EDTA), or yellow (ACD Solution A or B).
Transport: Room temperature.
Unacceptable conditions: Hemolyzed specimens.
Stability: Ambient: 1 week; Refrigerated: 2 Weeks; Frozen: Unacceptable

Notes: 

Clinical Indications: To resolve equivocal serology (i.e. positive ELISA screen but indeterminate western blot).

Reference Interval:  See patient report or consult reference laboratory website.
CPT Code(s): 87798 x2
Last Changed: 05/18/2017 16:01:07
Last Reviewed: 12/22/2016 01:42:56