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Test ID: HTLVC    
Human T-Cell Lymphotropic Virus Types 1 and 2 (HTLV-1/-2) Antibody Screen with Confirmation, Spinal Fluid

Useful For Suggests clinical disorders or settings where the test may be helpful

Qualitative screening detection of human T-cell lymphotropic virus types 1 and 2 (HTLV-1/-2) specific antibodies with confirmation and differentiation between HTLV-1 and HTLV-2 infection

Reflex Tests Lists tests that may or may not be performed, at an additional charge, depending on the result and interpretation of the initial tests.

Test IDReporting NameAvailable SeparatelyAlways Performed
HTLLCHTLV -1/-2 Ab Confirmation, CSFYesNo

Testing Algorithm Delineates situations when tests are added to the initial order. This includes reflex and additional tests.

If human T-cell lymphotropic virus types 1 and 2 (HTLV-1/-2) antibody by enzyme immunoassay is reactive, then HTLV-1/-2 antibody confirmation by line immunoassay will be performed at an additional charge.

Method Name A short description of the method used to perform the test

Enzyme Immunoassay (EIA)

NY State Available Indicates the status of NY State approval and if the test is orderable for NY State clients.

Yes

Reporting Name Lists a shorter or abbreviated version of the Published Name for a test

HTLV-1/-2 Ab Screen, CSF

Aliases Lists additional common names for a test, as an aid in searching

HTLV
HTLV-1
HTLV-2
HTLV Ab
HTLV antibody
HTLV-1 Antibody
HTLV-2 Antibody
HTLV-1 Ab
HTLV-2 Ab