Serologic diagnosis of Adenovirus infection
Immediatley following collection, mix sample by gently inverting 5 times
1. Allow sample to clot for a minimum of 30 minutes
Gold serum separator (SST) tube
Complement fixation (CF)
Negative: < 1:8
At least 12 types of adenovirus have been associated with illnesses such as noninfluenzal acute respiratory disease, pneumonia, epidemic keratoconjunctivitis, acute febrile pharyngitis, and acute hemorrhagic cystitis. Asymptomatic infections can make serologic responses difficult to interpret.