Test directory: HTLV I/II Ab, Western Blot

Ordering Code5088
Test NameHTLV I/II Ab, Western Blot
Preferred SpecimenSerum
Preferred ContainerSST (Gold)
Other Specimen/ContainerPlasma in Citrate, 3.2% (Lt. Blue), Plasma in Lithium
Heparin (Green), Plasma in Sodium Heparin (Green), Serum in
Plain (Red), Whole Blood in EDTA, K2 (Lavender)
Optimum Volume1 mL
Handling InstructionsCentrifuge and separate within 1 hour of collection.
Transport RequirementsOahu: Refrigerated
Airline: Refrigerated
Specimen StabilityAmbient: Not Stable
Refrigerated: 7 Days
Frozen: Indefinitely (avoid freeze/thaw cycle)
Rejection CriteriaAvoid thaw/freeze
Avail. StatNO
Analytic TimeUp to 1 Day
MethodologyQualitative Western Blot
Reference Lab ARUP Laboratories

Reference range(s)

ComponentAgeMale NormMale Critical LowMale Critical HighFemale NormFemale Critical HighFemale Critical LowUnitsAdd'l info
HTLV I/II Ab, Western BlotALLSee report.