Human T-Lymphotropic Virus Type I and Type II Antibodies
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To test the blood for the presence of antibodies that would indicate past or current human T-lymphocyte virus (HTLV) infection. Helpful in diagnosing certain types of leukemia.
Serum collected in a red-top tube. Place separated serum into a standard transport tube within 2 hr of collection.
(Method: Enzyme immunoassay) Negative.