|Mnemonic: ||[HTLV ABS]|
|Name: ||Human T-Lymphocyte Virus (HTLV) Types I/II Antibodies w/reflex to HTLV I/II Confirmation|
|Specimen: ||0.5 mL serum from a Red SST or Red top tube. Separate serum from cells ASAP. EDTA, heparin or citrated plasma is also acceptable. Separate plasma from cells within one hour of collection.|
Severely hemolyzed or lipemic samples are unacceptable.
Ambient samaples are unacceptable.
|Minimum Spec: ||0.5 mL|
|Neonatal Spec: ||0.1 mL|
|Transport Temp: ||Refrigerated|
|Spec Stability: ||Stable 7 days refrigerated.|
|Ref Lab/Code: ||ARUP 0051164|
| Method: ||Enzyme Immunoassay/Western Blot|
|Note: ||If HTLV I/II screen is repeatedly reactive, then the HTLV I/II Confirmation by Western Blot will be added.|
Interpretive Data: 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).