Test directory: HTLV I/II Ab, Rflx to Confirm Assay

Ordering Code7117
Test NameHTLV I/II Ab, Rflx to Confirm Assay
AliasHTLV I/II Antibody Reflex to
Confirmation Assay
HTLV Associated Myelopathy
Preferred SpecimenSerum
Preferred ContainerPlain (Red)
Other Specimen/ContainerPlasma in EDTA, K2 (Lavender)
Optimum Volume2 mL
Transport RequirementsOahu: Refrigerated
Airline: Refrigerated
Specimen StabilityAmbient: Not Stable
Refrigerated: 14 Days
Frozen: 30 Days
Rejection CriteriaGel barrier tube
Avail. StatNO
Analytic Time7 Days
Confirmatory testing may extend TAT.
MethodologyScreen: Immunoassay (IA), Confirmation: Immunoblot (IB)
Reference Lab Quest Diagnostic Lab-NI

Reference range(s)

ComponentAgeMale NormMale Critical LowMale Critical HighFemale NormFemale Critical HighFemale Critical LowUnitsAdd'l info
HTLV I/II AbALLSee report.