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Mononucleosis Screen, EBV on Negative

Components

Name Method Department Units
Mono Screen, EBV on Negatives Agglutination
Core Lab, Hematology Negative or Positive

Battery Members

Negative mono screen will order EBV profile

Specimen Requirements

Plasma Spun

Container Type Container Size Specimen Volume
Alternate

Purple tube (EDTA)

3 mL 3 mL
Stability

Refrigerated - 24 hour(s)

Specimen Preparation

  • Centrifuge within 1 hour, separate supernatant and refrigerate

Serum Spun

Container Type Container Size Specimen Volume
Preferred

Red tube, (no anticoagulant), No Gel

3 mL 3 mL
Alternate

Gold tube, (SST) with Gel

3.5 mL 3.5 mL
Stability

Refrigerated - 24 hour(s)

Specimen Preparation

  • Centrifuge within 1 hour, separate supernatant and refrigerate

Reasons for Rejection

  • Gross hemolysis
  • Wrong collection tube
  • Contamination

Comments

If the Mono Screen is Negative, an Epstein Barr Virus Profile (CPT 86665 (x2), 86664) will be ordered.

CPT Code

  • 86308