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HTLV / HTLVI-M
HUMAN T-CELL LYMPHOTROPIC VIRUS-I/II (HTLV-I/II) ANTIBODY, SERUM

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 
CPT Code(s) 86687  HTLV-I/II
86689  Confirmation, if indicated