Test directory: Mono Screen

Ordering Code694
Test NameMono Screen
Mono Test
Heterophile Ab
Infectious Mononucleosis Screening
Preferred SpecimenSerum
Preferred ContainerSST (Gold)
Other Specimen/ContainerPlasma in EDTA, K2 (Lavender),
Serum in Plain (Red)
Optimum Volume1 mL
Handling InstructionsCentrifuge & aliquot specimen immediately
Centrifuge samples should be clear and free of particles or cells.
Transport RequirementsOahu: Refrigerated
Airline: Refrigerated
If transport >72 hours, aliquot and send frozen.
Specimen StabilityRefrigerated: 72 Hours
Frozen: 1 Month
Rejection CriteriaContaminated, Grossly hemolyzed, Lipemic, Specimen older than stability limits
Avail. StatYES
Analytic Time1 Day
MethodologyRapid latex agglutination

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