Mononucleosis Screen

Sunquest Code:MONOS  
Epic Code:LAB482Epic Name:Mononucleosis Screen
Synonyms:Heterophil Agglutinins; Monospot Test
Turnaround Time:Performed 24 hours/day; turnaround time is 2 hours routine, 60 minutes stat.

Collection Instructions

Optimal Volume:1 mL
Minimum\Peds Volume:0.4 mL
Container:Purple (EDTA)

Processing and Shipping

Specimen Processing:Whole blood (preferred). Alternatively centrifuge and aliquot 0.2 mL, 0.1 mL minimum. Store in refrigerator.
Shipping Instructions:Ship at refrigerated temperature. Must arrive within 24 hours.
Test Performed at or Referral Lab Hematology  (Fairview Range - FRMC, UMMC-East Bank, Fairview Lakes - FLMC, Fairview Ridges - FRH, Fairview Northland - FNMC, Fairview Southdale - FSH, UMMC/UMMCH-West Bank, Fairview Clinics, Grand Itasca GICH)


Reference Range:Negative
Use:Detection of heterophil antibodies related to infectious mononucleosis.

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