Monospot : 1000454

Test Code
HETER or 1000454

Alias/See Also
Mononucleosis Screen Test; Monospot (Screen), Serum; Heterophile Agglutinins

CPT Codes
86308

Instructions
Serum separator tube (gold top preferred) or a plain red top tube.

Transport Container
Centrifuge the serum separator tube and transport; if a plain red top tube, centrifuge and aliquot serum (Min. 0.5 mL) into a standard transport tube.

Transport Temperature
Refrigerated.

Specimen Stability
Ambient: 48 hours; Refrigerated: 48 hours; Frozen: 3 months

Methodology
Color Immunochromatographic dipstick

Setup Schedule
Sunday - Saturday

Report Available
1 day

Reference Range
Negative

Performing Laboratory
med fusion



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