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Test Code MONOSC Mono Test LAB482

Test Method

Colorimetric Immunochromatographic Dipstick; Genzyme OSOM

Performance

Testing is performed Monday through Sunday.

Routine: Typically completed within 4 hours after the
specimen arrives at the testing site.

Expedite: Typically completed within 1 hour after the
specimen arrives at the testing site.

STAT: Typically completed within 20 minutes after the specimen
arrives at the testing site.

Useful For

Rapid confirmation of a diagnosis of infectious
mononucleosis

Specimen Requirement

1 mL whole blood is required.

CPT Code Information

86308 Diagnostic Immunology Testing: Heterophile
antibodies; screening

Reference Values

Negative

LOINC Code Information

31418-7 Heterophile Ab [Presence] In Serum

Additional Specimen Collection Information

Collect blood in a lithium heparin, green-top or EDTA
purple-top tube. Whole blood specimens may be refrigerated for up
to 24 hours. Serum and plasma gel tubes are NOT acceptable.