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Human T-Lymphotropic Virus (HTLV) Types I/II Antibodies by ELISA with Reflex to HTLV-I/II Confirmation by Western Blot
0051164
Ordering Recommendation
Mnemonic
HTLV PAN
Methodology
Qualitative Enzyme-Linked Immunosorbent Assay/Qualitative Western Blot
Performed
Mon, Wed, Fri*
Reported
1-5 days
New York DOH Approval Status
This test is New York DOH approved.
Submit With Order
ARUP Consult®
Disease Topics
Specimen Required
Patient Preparation
 
Collect
Serum separator tube. Also acceptable: Lt. blue (sodium citrate), green (sodium or lithium heparin) or lavender (EDTA). 
Specimen Preparation
Separate serum from cells ASAP or within 2 hours of collection. Transfer 0.5 mL serum to an ARUP Standard Transport Tube. (Min: 0.5 mL) 
Storage/Transport Temperature
Refrigerated. 
Unacceptable Conditions
Specimens containing particulate material. 
Remarks
 
Stability
After separation from cells: Ambient: Unacceptable; Refrigerated: 1 week; Frozen: Indefinitely (avoid repeated freeze/thaw cycles) 
Reference Interval
Effective May 20, 2013
Test Number
Components
Reference Interval
 HTLV I/II Antibodies by ELISANegative
0020642Human T-Lymphotropic Virus Types I/II Antibodies, Western BlotNegative

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).

Note
If HTLV I/II screen is repeatedly reactive, then HTLV I/II Confirmation by Western Blot will be added. Additional charges apply.

*Performed and Reported times indicated are for screening of the anti-HTLV. Refer to Human T-Lymphotropic Virus Types I/II Antibodies, Western Blot (0020642) for additional information regarding Performed and Reported times.
CPT Code(s)
86790; if reflexed, add 86689
Components
Component Test Code*Component Chart NameLOINC
0051165HTLV I/II Antibodies by ELISA29901-6
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Aliases
  • HTLV 1, 2 western blot confirmation
  • HTLV 1/2
  • HTLV Types 1 & 2 confirmation