|Test Code||HTLV / HTLVI-M|
|Test||HUMAN T-CELL LYMPHOTROPIC VIRUS-I/II (HTLV-I/II) ANTIBODY, SERUM|
|Methodology||Enzyme Immunoassay (EIA)
Line Immunoassay (LIA), if indicated
|Description||Useful for demonstration of asymptomatic infection with HTLV-1 or HTLV-II
If HTLV-I/II Antibody is reactive, HTLV-I/II Antibody confirmation is performed at an additional charge. The HTLV-I/II Antibody confirmation is RESEARCH USE ONLY.
|Specimen||Draw blood in a serum gel tube. Spin down, remove serum from clot within 24 hours, and send 1.0 mL of serum FROZEN in a screw-capped, round-bottom, plastic vial.
NOTE: Collection date is required for processing
|Reference Values||Negative (reported as positive or negative)|
|Analytic Time||1 Day|
|Day(s) Test Set Up||Monday through Friday|
86689 Confirmation, if indicated