Coxsackie B Virus Ab [40335]

Test Code
COXBDP (S50348)

Quest Code
S50348

CPT Codes
86658 (x6)

Includes
Coxsackie Antibodies B1, B2, B3, B4, B5, B6

Preferred Specimen
2 mL serum

Minimum Volume
1 mL

Transport Container
Plastic screw-cap vial

Specimen Stability
Room temperature: 7 days
Refrigerated: 14 days
Frozen: 30 days

Methodology
Complement Fixation (CF)

Setup Schedule
Set up: Tue-Sat; Report available: 2-5 days

Limitations
Culture does not usually support growth of coxsackie A viruses.

Reference Range
Coxsackie B1 Ab: <1:8
Coxsackie B2 Ab: <1:8
Coxsackie B3 Ab: <1:8
Coxsackie B4 Ab: <1:8
Coxsackie B5 Ab: <1:8
Coxsackie B6 Ab: <1:8


Clinical Significance
Coxsackie B viruses can cause rashes, pharyngitis, menigitis and myocarditis.

Performing Laboratory
Quest Diagnostics Infectious Disease, Inc.
33608 Ortega Highway, Bldg B-West Wing
San Juan Capistrano, CA 92675-2042




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