5000 Mono Screen (Mononucleosis Heterophile Antibodies)

Specimen Type Specimen Stability Reference Range
Serum
  or
Serum
3 Days Refrigerated Negative

Specimen Requirements

Preferred Specimen: Serum
Container: 1 Serum Separator Tube (SST)
Temperature: Refrigerated
Preferred Vol: 1.00 mL
Min Vol: 0.50 mL
  or
Alternate Specimen: Serum
Container: 1 Red Top Tube
Temperature: Refrigerated
Preferred Vol: 1.00 mL
Min Vol: 0.50 mL

Method

Heterophile Ab detection

Schedule

Mon-Fri

Turn-Around Time

24 hrs

Instructions/Notes

Clinical Utility

To detect and help diagnose infectious mononucleosis

CPT Codes

86308

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