1 - 4 days
Turnaround time is defined as the usual number of days from the date of pickup of a specimen for testing to when the result is released to the ordering provider. In some cases, additional time should be allowed for additional confirmatory or additional reflex tests. Testing schedules may vary.
Serum or plasma
Red-top tube or gel-barrier tube or lavender-top (EDTA) tube
Centrifuge sample to separate serum or plasma. For non−gel-barrier tubes, transfer serum or plasma to a plastic transport tube.
7 days (stability determined by manufacturer or literature reference)
14 days (stability determined by manufacturer or literature reference)
Up to 6 months (stability determined by manufacturer or literature reference)
Qualitative detection of antibodies to human T-lymphotropic virus, types 1 and/or 2 (HTLV-1/HTLV-2)
Chemiluminescent immunoassay (CLIA)
|Order Code||Order Code Name||Order Loinc||Result Code||Result Code Name||UofM||Result LOINC|
|163246||HTLV-I/II Antibodies, Qual||22362-8||000000||A||29901-6|
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