Coxsackie A9 Virus Antibody


Sunquest Code:COXAA  
Epic Code:LAB3408Epic Name:COXSACKIE A9 VIRUS ANTIBODIES
Methodology:Complement fixation
Turnaround Time:Specimens are sent to reference laboratory Mon-Sat; results are reported in 2-5 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:0.7 mL
Container:Red or gold (gel) (Red (no gel))
Causes for Rejection:Hemolyzed, severly lipemic, contaminated specimens.


Processing and Shipping

Specimen Processing:Separate serum from cells ASAP. Centrifuge and aliquot 1 mL, 0.25 mL minimum. Store in refrigerator.
Shipping Instructions:Ship at refrigerated temperature.
Test Performed at or Referral Lab Lab Sendouts  (ARUP)
Referral Lab number:50503 (COX A9)


Interpretive

Reference Range:

Reference Interval: less than 1:8.

Single positive antibody titers of greater than 1:32 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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