Mononucleosis Testing

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

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

Rationale
To assess for Epstein-Barr virus (EBV) and assist with diagnosis of infectious mononucleosis.

Patient Preparation
There are no food, fluid, activity, or medication restrictions unless by medical direction.

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.

Critical Findings and Potential Interventions
N/A

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