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Infectious Mononucleosis Screen

Infectious Mononucleosis Screen is a topic covered in the Davis's Lab & Diagnostic Tests.

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General

Synonym/Acronym:
Monospot, heterophil antibody test, IM serology.

Common Use:
To assess for Epstein-Barr virus and assist with diagnosis of infectious mononucleosis.

Specimen:
Serum collected in a gold-, red-, or red/gray-top tube. Place separated serum in a standard transport tube within 2 hr of collection.

Normal Findings:
(Method: Heterophile antibody test by agglutination; serological tests for EBV early antigen D antibody IgG, EBV nuclear antigen antibody IgG, EBV viral capsid antigen antibody IgG, EBV viral capsid antigen antibody IgM by immunoassay) Negative.

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Citation

Bladh, Mickey Lynn., and Anne M. Van Leeuwen. "Infectious Mononucleosis Screen." Davis's Lab & Diagnostic Tests, 7th ed., F.A. Davis Company, 2017. Nursing Central, nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Davis-Lab-and-Diagnostic-Tests/425070/all/Infectious_Mononucleosis_Screen.
Bladh ML, Van Leeuwen AM. Infectious Mononucleosis Screen. Davis's Lab & Diagnostic Tests. 7th ed. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Davis-Lab-and-Diagnostic-Tests/425070/all/Infectious_Mononucleosis_Screen. Accessed March 20, 2019.
Bladh, M. L., & Van Leeuwen, A. M. (2017). Infectious Mononucleosis Screen. In Davis's Lab & Diagnostic Tests. Available from https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Davis-Lab-and-Diagnostic-Tests/425070/all/Infectious_Mononucleosis_Screen
Bladh ML, Van Leeuwen AM. Infectious Mononucleosis Screen [Internet]. In: Davis's Lab & Diagnostic Tests. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. [cited 2019 March 20]. Available from: https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Davis-Lab-and-Diagnostic-Tests/425070/all/Infectious_Mononucleosis_Screen.
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