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Lab Test Dictionary

HTLV-I/II Antibody, with Reflex to Western Confirmation Assay (36175)

Methodology

Chemiluminescence, Immunoassay


Specimen Type

Serum

Performing Lab

Quest Diagnostics Chantilly


Epic ID

LAB01090

Lab Test Days

Monday-Friday; A.M.

Standard TAT

3 Days


Collection Information

Specimen Required

2 mL

Container Type

Red Top (No Additive)

Collection Instructions

Serum collected in a red-top tube (no gel) or serum separator tube (SST). Plasma collected in an EDTA lavender-top tube, EDTA royal blue-top tube, Potassium oxalate gray-top tube, 3.2% Sodium Citrate light blue-top tube or an ACD yellow-top tube solution B are also acceptable.


Processing Information - Lab Use Only

Transport Temperature

Refrigerate-OK/Frozen-OK

Specimen Stability

Room Temp: 8 Hours; Refrigerated: 7 Days; Frozen: 30 Days

Test Volume Required

1 mL

Minimum Test Volume

0.7 mL


CPT Codes

86790


Revised

01-10-13

Initials

SL