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Infectious Mono Screen

Test Name:Infectious Mono Screen
Epic Order Code:LAB482  
CPT Code:86308  
Specimen(s) Type:Serum; 1.0 - 2.0 mL
Acceptable Container(s):Tops are gold and red.
Testing Schedule:Test performed daily
Turn Around Time:Stat: 1 hour
 Routine: Batched at 7 a.m. and 2 p.m.
Collection Information:No special patient preparation is required. Obtain specimen by standard collection procedures.
Transport Information:Deliver to lab immediately. All specimens must be signed into the laboratory.
Reference Client:If unable to deliver to lab immediately, centrifuge the specimen and separate the serum from the red cells. Store and transport at 2-8° C for up to 48 hours. If longer storage is required the specimen should be frozen at -20° C.
Causes for Rejection:Improperly labeled, incorrect container, contaminated, insufficient volume, excessive hemolysis.
Reference Range:Negative
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