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Coxsackie B virus antibodies

Lab Section:  Sendout Reference  
Lab Location:  Sendout
Reference Lab: ARUP 
Test ID: LAB2844 
Methodology: Semi-Quantitative Serum Neutralization
Schedule: Mon- Fri
Reported: 7-14 days
Specimen Requirements:  Collection: 3.0 mL Blood in a Gold Top Tube.
Pediatric volume: 1 mL.
Also acceptable: plain red or CSF.
Handling: Parallel testing is preferred and convalescent specimens must be received within 30 days from receipt of acute specimens. Mark specimens plainly as "acute" or "convalescent.".
Unacceptable conditions: Contaminated, hemolyzed, or severely lipemic specimens
Stability: Ambient: 48 hours; Refrigerated: 2 weeks; Frozen: 1 year (avoid repeated freeze/thaw cycles)

Notes: 

http://ltd.aruplab.com/Tests/Pub/0060055

Reference Interval:  See patient report or consult reference laboratory website
CPT Code(s): 86658 x6
Last Changed: 10/24/2016 04:33:28
Last Reviewed: 12/21/2016 06:03:02