Heterophile Antibody (Infectious Mononucleosis) by Latex Agglutination with Reflex to Titer
May be used as an initial serologic test to detect acute Epstein-Barr virus infectious mononucleosis.
Qualitative Latex Agglutination/Semi-Quantitative Latex Agglutination
Tue, Thu, Sat
Serum separator tube, lavender (EDTA), or pink (K2EDTA).
Separate serum or plasma from cells ASAP or within 2 hours of collection. Transfer 1 mL serum or plasma to an ARUP Standard Transport Tube. (Min: 0.15 mL)
After separation from cells: Ambient: 48 hours; Refrigerated: 2 weeks; Frozen: 1 year (avoid repeated freeze/thaw cycles)
No compliance statements are in use for this test.
If Heterophile Antibody is detected, then a titer will be added. Additional charges apply.
86308; if reflexed, add 86309
|Component Test Code*||Component Chart Name||LOINC|
|0050385||Heterophile Ab (Inf. Mono) LA, Qual||5213-4|
- Heterophile Antibody Test
- Mononuclear Heterophile Test
- Mononucleosis Screen Test
- Mononucleosis Spot Test
- Monospot (Screen), Serum
- Monospot Titer