Human T-Lymphotropic Virus (HTLV) Types I/II Antibodies by ELISA with Reflex to HTLV-I/II Confirmation by Western Blot
New York DOH Approval Status
Serum Separator Tube (SST). Also acceptable: Light Blue (Sodium Citrate), Green (Sodium or Lithium Heparin) or Lavender (EDTA).
Separate from cells ASAP or within 2 hours of collection. Transfer 0.5 mL serum or plasma to an ARUP Standard Transport Tube. (Min: 0.5 mL)
Specimens containing particulate material.
After separation from cells: Ambient: Unacceptable; Refrigerated: 1 week; Frozen: Indefinitely (avoid repeated freeze/thaw cycles)
Qualitative Enzyme-Linked Immunosorbent Assay/Qualitative Western Blot
|HTLV I/II Antibodies by ELISA||Negative|
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).
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.
86790; if reflexed, add 86689
|Component Test Code*||Component Chart Name||LOINC|
|0051165||HTLV I/II Antibodies by ELISA||29901-6|
- HTLV 1, 2 western blot confirmation
- HTLV 1/2
- HTLV Types 1 & 2 confirmation