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Mononucleosis Test

SIM

40310 

CPT

86308 

Synonyms

Infectious Mononucleosis;  Mononucleosis;  Rapid Mono 

Specimen Type

Serum 

Container

4.0 ml Gold-top serum separator

Collection Instructions

None

Volume

2 ml serum, minimum 1.0 ml

Additional Information

None

Patient Preparation

None

Specimen Processing Instructions

Serum:  Allow to clot.  Centrifuge at 3380 rpm’s (±100) for a minimum of 10 minutes

Centrifuge within 2 hours of collection.

Transport Requirements

Refrigerated

Specimen Stability

Refrigerated: 24 hours;  If greater than 24 hours storage needed, freeze serum. 

Rejection Criteria

If not centrifuged within 2 hours of collection. 
Avoid Grossly hemolyzed samples. 

Reference Range

Negative

Critical Value

none 

Test Includes

Mono slide test 

Methodology

Color immunochromatographic dipstick technology 

Testing Frequency

Daily, Monday - Sunday 

 

Reviewed By

Sandy Hammett 

Reviewed Date

2/19/2018

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