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HTLV-I/II Antibody

Item Value
Approval req'd? No
Available Stat? No
Test code HTLV12
Performed by Quest
Sendout? Yes
Method EIA, Western blot confirmation
Container type Gold top or Red top
Amount to Collect 2 mL blood
Sample type Serum
Preferred volume 1 mL serum
Min. Volume 0.6 mL serum (insufficient for confirmation)
Processing notes Refrigerate. Order Quest test #37222
Normal range Negative
Synonyms Human T Lymphotropic virus antibody; Human T lymphocytotrophic virus antibody
Stability Room temperature 8 hours, refrigerated 1 week, frozen at -20C 1 month
Turn around times 10-14 days (Confirmatory testing requires 10-14 additional days)
Additional information If the EIA is positive a confirmatory Western blot is automatically performed and charged for separately.
CPT coding 86790-90 (Western blot: 86689-90)
Last Updated 11/20/2010 11:24:24 AM
Entry Number 537

If you have additional questions regarding this test, please call: 415-353-1667

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