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Test Code HTLVLM Human T-Cell Lymphotropic Virus Types I and II (HTLV-I/-II) Antibody Confirmation, Serum

Additional Codes

 

MAYO Test ID

HTLVL

EPIC Test ID

LAB5365

 

Reporting Name

HTLV-I/-II Ab Confirmation, S

Useful For

Confirmatory detection of human T-cell lymphotropic virus types I and II (HTLV-I and HTLV-II)-specific IgG antibodies in human serum specimens that are consistently reactive by initial screening tests

 

Differentiating between HTLV-I- and HTLV-II-specific IgG antibodies

Method Name

Line Immunoassay (LIA)

Performing Laboratory

Mayo Medical Laboratories in Rochester

Specimen Type

Serum SST


Advisory Information


This confirmatory assay should be ordered only on specimens that are consistently reactive by an anti-HTLV-I/-II screening immunoassay.

 

For an evaluation that includes screening and confirmation, order HTLVI / Human T-Cell Lymphotropic Virus Types I and II (HTLV-I/-II) Antibody Screen with Confirmation, Serum.



Specimen Required


Collection Container/Tube: Serum gel

Submission Container/Tube: Plastic vial

Specimen Volume: 0.5 mL


Specimen Minimum Volume

0.2 mL

Specimen Stability Information

Specimen Type Temperature Time
Serum SST Frozen (preferred)
  Refrigerated  7 days

Reject Due To

Hemolysis

Mild OK; Gross OK

Lipemia

Mild OK; Gross OK

Icterus

Mild OK; Gross OK

Other

NA

Reference Values

Negative

This confirmatory assay should be ordered only on specimens that are reactive by an anti-HTLV-I/-II screening immunoassay.

Day(s) and Time(s) Performed

Wednesday; 3 p.m.

CPT Code Information

86689

LOINC Code Information

Test ID Test Order Name Order LOINC Value
HTLVL HTLV-I/-II Ab Confirmation, S Unable to Verify

 

Result ID Test Result Name Result LOINC Value
83277 HTLV-I/-II Ab Confirmation, S 22362-8
23898 HTLV-I/-II Bands 77744-1
23899 HTLV-I/-II Discrimination 61112-9

Analytic Time

2 days

Test Classification

This test was developed and its performance characteristics determined by Mayo Clinic in a manner consistent with CLIA requirements. This test has not been cleared or approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.