Laboratory Test Information Guide

Details for HTLV Serology (HTLV 1 / 2) - Bone Bank, Eye Bank, partial tissue transplant, Tissue Bank, Routine

Test Name: HTLV Serology (HTLV 1 / 2) - Bone Bank, Eye Bank, partial tissue transplant, Tissue Bank, Routine
Alternate Name(s): Human T-cell Leukemia/Lymphoma Virus
Laboratory: Microbiology (VH)
Specimen Type: 5 mL Gold top or 6 mL Red top Vacutainer tube
Collection Information: Collect blood aseptically in a Vacutainer tube.
Requisition: PUBLIC HEALTH HIV SEROLOGY TEST REQUISITION
Test Schedule: Referred weekdays to the Public Health Laboratory
Turnaround time from when specimen
is received in testing laboratory:
 
Routine
1-2 weeks
Stat
 
 
Reference Range:  
Effective Date: 2010-09-28
Revised Date: 2014-09-11
Critical Value:  
Interpretive Comments:  
Special Processing: It is essential that a completed Public Health HIV Requisition accompany sample.
Comments:  
Method of Analysis: EIA
Line Immunoassay
Critical Information Required:  
Storage & Shipment: The specimen must be refrigerated.

The specimen must be received within 24 hours of collection.
System Codes: 
Cerner
HTLV1
HTLV2
 
Referred To: Referred out to Public Health Laboratory

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