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Test Code MonoScr Rflx Mono Screen reflex to EBV

Clinical System Name

Infectious Mono Screen reflex to EBV

Description

Mono Screen with reflex order to EBV antibody panel if negative.

Sample Requirements

Specimen: Whole Blood

Container(s):  Gold SST, Red, Gold Microtainer

Preferred Vol:  1.5 mL

Minimum Vol:  1.0 mL

 

Notes: Plasma is unacceptable.

 

A heterophile antibody response is only observed in  approximately 50% of children 4 years of age and younger.

Processing Instructions

Reject due to:  Insufficient Quantity, Plasma

Spin: Y

Aliquot: Y

Temp:  2-8 C

Storage location:  Deliver specimen to Core Lab Urinalysis Bench. Sample will be stored in Core 5 Chemistry Refrigerator.

 

Off-site collection: Spin blood, separate serum from cells. Send refrigerated (2-8 C).

Stability

 

Specimen Type Temperature Time
Serum RT

4 H

Serum 2-8 C

48 H

Serum -20 C or -70 C

3 M

 

Availability

See individual tests for availability

EBV

Mono Screen

Performing Laboratory

Seattle Children's Laboratory    

Department

Department:  Core Chemistry/Chem East

Phone Number: 206-987-2617

 

 

CPT Codes

86308