HUMAN T-LYMPHOTROPIC VIRUS TYPES I/II ANTIBODIES WITH REFLEX TO HTLV I/II CONFIRMATION
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).
Specimen Collection Requirements
Serum or Plasma, 4 mL gold (SST) top tube, also acceptable: lavender (EDTA), green (sodium heparin) or light blue (sodium citrate) top tube
Separate serum or plasma from cells ASAP.
Hemolyzed, containing particulate material, severely hemolyzed, lipemic or heat-inactivated specimens
AFTER SEPARATION FROM CELLS: Ambient: Unacceptable; Refrigerated: 1 week; Frozen: Indefinitely, avoid repeated freeze/thaw cycles
Enzyme Immunoassay/Western Blot
Performed and Reported times indicated are for screening of the anti-HTLV. If HTLV I/II screen is repeatedly reactive, then HTLV I/II Confirmation by Western Blot will be added.
86790 HTLV I/II; if reflexed, add 86689 HTLV confirmation, confirmatory test
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