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Test ID: HTLVL    
Human T-Cell Lymphotropic Virus Types I and II (HTLV-I/-II) Antibody Confirmation, Serum

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Secondary ID A test code used for billing and in test definitions created prior to November 2011

83277

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

Yes

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

Confirmatory detection of human T-cell lymphotropic virus types I and II (HTLV-I and HTLV-II)-specific IgG antibodies in human serum specimens that are consistently reactive by initial screening tests

 

Differentiating between HTLV-I- and HTLV-II-specific IgG antibodies

 

This confirmatory assay should be ordered only on specimens that are consistently reactive by anti-HTLV-I/-II screening assays (see HTLVI / Human T-Cell Lymphotropic Virus Types I and II [HTLV-I/-II] Antibody Screen with Confirmation, Serum).

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

Line Immunoassay (LIA)

Reporting Name A shorter/abbreviated version of the Published Name for a test; an abbreviated test name

HTLV-I/-II Ab Confirmation, S

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

HTLV Confirmation
HTLV I/II Confirmation
HTLV I/II Line Immunoassay