Ordering Recommendation
Mnemonic
COX A AB
Methodology

Complement Fixation

Performed

Varies

Reported

3-8 days

New York DOH Approval Status
This test is New York DOH approved.
Specimen Required
Patient Preparation
Collect

Plain red or serum separator tube (SST).

Specimen Preparation

Transfer 2 mL serum to an ARUP standard transport tube. (Min: 1 mL)
Test is not performed at ARUP; separate specimens must be submitted when multiple tests are ordered.

Storage/Transport Temperature

Room temperature.  Also acceptable: Refrigerated or frozen.

Unacceptable Conditions
Remarks
Stability

Ambient: 1 week; Refrigerated: 2 weeks; Frozen: 1 month

Reference Interval

By report

Interpretive Data



Compliance Category

Performed by non-ARUP Laboratory

Note
Hotline History
N/A
CPT Codes

86658 x6

Components
Component Test Code* Component Chart Name LOINC
2002933 Coxsackie A2 Antibody 9753-5
2002934 Coxsackie A4 Antibody 9754-3
2002935 Coxsackie A7 Antibody 9755-0
2002936 Coxsackie A9 Antibody 9757-6
2002937 Coxsackie A10 Antibody 9750-1
2002938 Coxsackie A16 Antibody 6688-6
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Aliases
Coxsackie A Antibodies (Serotypes 2, 4, 7, 9, 10 and 16), Serum

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