Coxsackie Virus group B antibodies

Alphabetical Test listing

Coxsackie Virus group B antibodies-13514

  
Coxsackie Virus group B antibodies
  
13514
  
LAB13514
  
COXBAB
  

Aid in diagnosing Coxsackie virus infection. Coxsackie B viruses cause a wide variety of illnesses, including pleurodynia (Bornholm disease), meningitis, rash, pulmonary infection, and a generalized systemic infection.

  
Serum
  
  
3.0 mL
  
0.2 mL
Submitting the minimum volume does not allow for repeat testing
  

Identify specimen as acute or convalescent

  

Spin

  

Gold serum separator (SST) tube

  
  

Spin and separate

  
  

Refrigerated

  
  • Hemolysis
  • Lipemia
  • Gross bacterial contamination
  • Repeated freeze and thaw cycles
  
LabCorp Burlington (096263): R-LC
  
Mo - Fr
  
2 - 6 days
  

Complement fixation (CF)

  

Negative: < 1.8

  
86658 x 6
  
Result 5104-5
  
03/29/2019
  
05/20/2019
  
02/19/2021