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Human T-Lymphotropic Virus Testing

Human T-Lymphotropic Virus Testing is a topic covered in the Davis's Lab & Diagnostic Tests.

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Synonym/Acronym:
HTLV-I/HTLV-II.

Rationale
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.

Patient Preparation
There are no food, fluid, activity, or medication restrictions unless by medical direction.

Normal Findings
(Method: Enzyme immunoassay) Negative.

Critical Findings and Potential Interventions
N/A

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Citation

Bladh, Mickey Lynn., and Anne M. Van Leeuwen. "Human T-Lymphotropic Virus Testing." Davis's Lab & Diagnostic Tests, 7th ed., F.A. Davis Company, 2017. Nursing Central, nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Davis-Lab-and-Diagnostic-Tests/425183/all/Human_T_Lymphotropic_Virus_Testing.
Bladh ML, Van Leeuwen AM. Human T-Lymphotropic Virus Testing. Davis's Lab & Diagnostic Tests. 7th ed. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Davis-Lab-and-Diagnostic-Tests/425183/all/Human_T_Lymphotropic_Virus_Testing. Accessed July 17, 2019.
Bladh, M. L., & Van Leeuwen, A. M. (2017). Human T-Lymphotropic Virus Testing. In Davis's Lab & Diagnostic Tests. Available from https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Davis-Lab-and-Diagnostic-Tests/425183/all/Human_T_Lymphotropic_Virus_Testing
Bladh ML, Van Leeuwen AM. Human T-Lymphotropic Virus Testing [Internet]. In: Davis's Lab & Diagnostic Tests. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. [cited 2019 July 17]. Available from: https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Davis-Lab-and-Diagnostic-Tests/425183/all/Human_T_Lymphotropic_Virus_Testing.
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