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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TY - ELEC T1 - Infectious Mononucleosis Screen ID - 425070 A1 - Bladh,Mickey Lynn, AU - Van Leeuwen,Anne M, BT - Davis's Laboratory & Diagnostic Tests UR - https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Davis-Lab-and-Diagnostic-Tests/425070/all/Infectious_Mononucleosis_Screen PB - F.A. Davis Company ET - 7 DB - Nursing Central DP - Unbound Medicine ER -