COXSACKIE A9 VIRUS ANTIBODIES BY CF
Specimen Collection Requirements
Serum, gold (SST) top tube
Separate serum from cells within 2 hours of collection. Transfer 1 mL serum to an aliquot tube. Parallel testing is preferred and convalescent specimens must be received within 30 days of the receipt of acute specimens. Mark specimens plainly as Acute or Convalescent.
Contaminated, hemolyzed, or severely lipemic specimens
Ambient: 48 hours; Refrigerated: 2 weeks; Frozen: 1 year, avoid repeated freeze/thaw cycles
Semi-Quantitative Complement Fixation
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