Laboratory Test Detail

Last Updated: November 11, 2019 @ 10:13 am

91339

Human T-Lymphocyte Virus I/II

Specimen:Collect:
  • One SST

Also Acceptable:
  • One Blue Top (Na Citrate)
  • One Green Top (Li Heparin)
  • One Green Top (Na Heparin)
  • One Lavender (EDTA)
  • One Red Top
Submit:
  • 1 mL (Min:0.5 mL) Serum . Submit Refrigerated. Submit in a Standard Transport Tube.

Also Acceptable:
  • 1 mL (Min:0.5 mL) Plasma . Submit Refrigerated. Submit in a Standard Transport Tube.
Special Handling:
  • Avoid Repeated Freeze/Thaw Cycles
  • Separate from cells ASAP
  • This test is not for blood donor screening
Rejection Criteria:
  • Specimens containing particulate material.
Stability:Ambient: Unacceptable; Refrigerated: 1 Week(s); Frozen: 24 Month(s); Incubated: Unacceptable
Methodology:
  • Western Blot
Performed:Varies
Reported:2-10 Day(s)
CPT Codes:
  • 86689
Components:
  • 91339 - HTLV I/II ABS
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