Human T-Cell Lymphotropic Virus I, II (HTLV-I/HTLV-II)

Test ID: 

705780

CPT code:

86790

Synonyms:

Human T-Cell Lymphotropic Virus 1, 2 (HTLV-1/HTLV-2) Antibodies, Preliminary Test With Confirmation
HTLV-I/HTLV-II

Clinical Use:

Screen patients for infection with human T-lymphotropic virus and, if positive, confirm infection with either HTLV-1 or HTLV-2

Specimen Type:

Serum or plasma

Requested Volume: 

2 mL

Minimum Volume: 

1.5 mL

Container Type: 

Red-top tube, gel-barrier tube, or lavender-top (EDTA) tube

Collection:

Centrifuge sample to separate serum or plasma. For non−gel-barrier tubes, transfer serum or plasma to a plastic transport tube.

Storage Instructions:

Refrigerate

Stability Requirements:

Stable refrigerated for 14 days or frozen for six months.

Rejection Criteria

Gross bacterial contamination; hemolysis; lipemia

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