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COXSACKIE A9 VIRUS ANTIBODIES BY CF

Mnemonic

COX A9

Specimen Collection Requirements

Collect

Serum, gold (SST) top tube

Handling

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.

Preferred Volume

1.00 mL

Minimum Volume

0.25 mL

Transport

Refrigerated

Rejection Criteria

Contaminated, hemolyzed, or severely lipemic specimens

Stability

Ambient: 48 hours; Refrigerated: 2 weeks; Frozen: 1 year, avoid repeated freeze/thaw cycles

Testing Information

Performed

Sun - Sat

Reported

3-6 days

Method

Semi-Quantitative Complement Fixation

Referral Lab

ARUP (50503)

Reference Values

Reference Values

Interpretation provided.

CPT Codes

86658

Last Updated: Thursday, March 14, 2019 12:50:32 PM


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