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Human T- Cell Lymphotropic Virus I+II, Screen (HTLV 1&2)

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  • CODE:3195
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  • DATE:December 14,2020

Principle

HTLV-I and HTLV-II are closely related to human type C retroviruses.HTLV-I has been etiologically associated with neoplastic conditions and a variety of demyelinating neurologic disorders including adult T-cell leukemia (ATL), tropical spastic paraparesis (TSP), and/or HTLV-I associated myelopathy (HAM) and more recently HTLV-I associated polymyositis, arthritis, and infective dermatitis.

Preanalytical

1 mL Serum Refrigerated

Turn Around Time

1 day

Methodology

Chemiluminescent microparticle immunoassay (CMIA)

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