Echovirus Antibodies


Sunquest Code:ECHOAB  
Epic Code:LAB3446Epic Name:Echovirus Antibodies
Methodology:Serum neutralization assay
Turnaround Time:Specimens are sent to the reference laboratory Mon-Sat; results are reported within 6-9 days.
Special Instructions:Parallel testing is preferred. Label samples as acute or convalescent. Convalescent specimens must be received within 30 days from receipt of the acute specimens.


Collection Instructions

Specimen:Blood
Optimal Volume:2 mL
Minimum\Peds Volume:0.8 mL
Container:Red or gold (gel) (Red (no gel))
Causes for Rejection:Plasma or CSF samples. Contaminated, hemolyzed or severely lipemic specimens.


Processing and Shipping

Specimen Processing:Centrifuge and aliquot 1 mL, 0.3 mL minimum. Separate serum from cells ASAP. Store in refrigerator.
Shipping Instructions:Ship at refrigerated temperature.
Stability:48 hours at room temperature; 2 weeks refrigerated; 1 year frozen.
Test Performed at or Referral Lab Lab Sendouts  (ARUP)
Referral Lab number:60053


Interpretive

Reference Range:
Echovirus 6 Less than 1:10
Echovirus 7 Less than 1:10
Echovirus 9 Less than 1:10
Echovirus 11 Less than 1:10
Echovirus 30 Less than 1:10
 
Use:

Single positive antibody titers of greater than or equal to 1:80 may indicate past or current infection. Seroconversion or an increase in titers between acute and convalescent sera of at least fourfold is considered strong evidence of current or recent infection.

 



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