58550:MONONUCLEOSIS ANTIBODY

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58550:MONONUCLEOSIS ANTIBODY
Alias Names: INFECTIOUS MONONUCLEOSIS ANTIBODY
Methodology: Rapid Slide
Edit Date: 4/1/2005
Performed: Daily
Released: Same day
CPT Code: 86308
Specimen Collection Details
Collection: One 7.5 mL serum separator tube (SST). Also acceptable: One 4 mL lavender top tube (EDTA).
Handling: Centrifuge SST and transport in original tube. Centrifuge lavender top tube and separate plasma from cells and pour into a plastic tube for transport.
Stability: Serum or plasma is stable 24 hours if refrigerated. Freeze serum or plasma for longer storage.
Standard Volume: 1 mL serum or plasma.
Minimum Volume: 0.5 mL serum or plasma.
Transport: Refrigerated if received in laboratory within 24 hours of collection; frozen on dry ice if submitted by client outside Eugene/Springfield area.
Rejection Criteria: Gross hemolysis; refrigerated specimen received in laboratory more than 24 hours after collection.