HTLV I/II DNA, Qualitative Real-Time PCR

Additional Tests Offered (Per Consultation)

TURN AROUND TIME

3-4 Calendar Days

TEST INFO

SAMPLE INFO

Test Name
HTLV I/II DNA, Qualitative Real-Time PCR
Test Description
Real-Time PCR; HTLV-I/II DNA PCR is a highly specific and sensitive method used to detect HTLV-I/II proviral DNA in clinical specimens. In addition, the assay can also differentiate between HTLV-I and HTLV-II infected individuals.
CyberLAB Test Info

Test Name

Test #

HTLV I/II PCR

74

Method Description
  • Real Time PCR
FDA Cleared / Approved
No
CPT Code(s)
  • 87798
STAT Allowed
No
Notes
Setup Daily
Draw Status

Living

Pre-Mortem

Sample Volume
Minimum Sample Volume
  • 0.4 mL
Preferred Sample Volume
  • 1 mL
Sample Type
Acceptable
  • Whole Blood ACD
  • Whole Blood EDTA
Sample Stability
  • Ambient - 7 days
  • Frozen - Unacceptable
  • Refrigerated 2-8°C - 7 days
Transport
Refrigerated
Notes
Do not freeze whole blood.