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Mononucleosis Serology

Tube Type

Test ID   LAB482
EPIC Order
  Mononucleosis Screen
CPT Code(s)   86308
Group/Individual Test   Individual
Laboratory   Clinical Immunology (Dayshift, Mon-Fri)
Clinical Microbiology (Weekends, Evenings, Nights)
Tube Station
  STAT: 82  
Specimen Routine: 2 mL Blood/serum separator tube/gold top
Availability Routine: Monday-Friday
  STAT: Require a phone call to the lab: 984-974-1815 (Mon-Sat: 8am-4 pm); 984-974-1805 (after hours)
Turnaround Time    STAT 2hrs; Routine 1 - 3 days
Reference Range   Negative

Infectious mononucleosis serology utilizes the Seradyn Color Slide® II agglutination test for the qualitative detection of infectious mononucleosis associated IgM heterophile antibodies in serum or plasma.   The assay uses guinea pig antigen absorption with horse red cell agglutination to detect heterophile antibody.

Reviewed by jcayless on December 03, 2019

Note: Reference ranges provided on this web site are for guidance only, and may not reflect the most recent changes. Refer to laboratory reports for current reference data.

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McLendon Clinical Laboratories
101 Manning Drive
Chapel Hill, NC 27514