Human T-Lymphotropic Virus Types I/II Antibodies, Western Blot
0020642
Ordering Recommendation
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Mnemonic
HTLV WBLOT
Methodology
Qualitative Western Blot
Performed
Mon
Reported
1-8 days
New York DOH Approval Status
This test is New York DOH approved.
Specimen Required
Patient Preparation
 
Collect
Serum separator tube.  
Specimen Preparation
Separate serum from cells ASAP or within 2 hours of collection. Transfer 1 mL serum to an ARUP Standard Transport Tube. (Min: 0.5 mL) Also acceptable: Plasma.  
Storage/Transport Temperature
Refrigerated.  
Unacceptable Conditions
 
Remarks
 
Stability
After separation from cells: Ambient: 1 week is acceptable, but not preferred; Refrigerated: 1 week; Frozen: Indefinitely (avoid repeated freeze/thaw cycles)  
Reference Interval
Negative
Interpretive Data
This assay should not be used for blood donor screening, associated re-entry protocols, or for screening Human Cell, Tissues and Cellular and Tissue-Based Products (HCT/P).

See Compliance Statement D: www.aruplab.com/CS
Note
Order this assay only when a specimen is repeatedly reactive for HTLV I or HTLV I/II antibodies.
CPT Code(s)
86689
Components
Component Test Code*Component Chart Name
0020642HTLV I/II Antibodies, Western Blot
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Cross References
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  • HTLV Types 1 & 2 confirmation
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