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22786 Infectious Mononucleosis

Infectious Mononucleosis
Test Code: IM
Synonyms/Keywords
 Mono Test, Mono​, EBV, Epstein Barr Virus
Useful For
The diagnosis of Infectious Mononucleosis.​
Specimen Requirements
 
 
Fasting RequiredSpecimen TypePreferred Container/TubeAcceptable Container/TubeSpecimen VolumeSpecimen Minimum Volume
(allows for 1 repeat)
Pediatric Minimum Volume
(no repeat)
​No​Whole Blood (Preferred)​K2 EDTA Lavender Top Tube (LTT) ​1.0 mL​0.5 mL​0.2 mL
No​

Serum

 

Serum Separator Tube (SST)
or
Red Top TUbe (RTT) ​
1.0 mL​0.5 mL​0.2 mL​
​No​Plasma
K2 EDTA Lavender Top Tube (LTT)
​1.0 mL​0.5 mL​0.2 mL
Collection Processing Instructions
For U-Have testing, Sodium-Heparin Green Top Tube (GTT) or Sodium Citrate Blue Top Tube (BTT), either whole blood or plasma, can also be used if meeting the rejection criteria for specimen stability.
Specimen Stability Information
Specimen Type Temperature Time
Whole Blood​ ​Refrigerate ​2 days
Serum Refrigerate​ 3 days​
Frozen​ > 3 days​
Plasma ​ ​Refrigerate ​3 days
​Frozen ​> 3 days
Rejection Criteria
Whole blood specimens > 48 hours old
Whole blood specimens that have been frozen
Serum or Plasma > 3 days refrigerated​
Lithium Heparin Plasma Separator Tube (PST)​​
Performing Laboratory Information
Performing Location Day(s) Test Performed Analytical Time Methodology/Instrumentation
Bloomer​ ​Monday through Friday ​Less than 2 hours​ ​Membrane Immunoassay ​
​Chetek ​Monday through Friday ​Less than 2 hours​ ​Membrane Immunoassay ​
​Chippewa Falls ​Monday through Friday ​Less than 2 hours​ ​Membrane Immunoassay ​
​Colby/Abbotsford ​Monday through Friday ​Less than 2 hours​ ​Membrane Immunoassay ​
​Cumberland ​Monday through Friday ​Less than 2 hours​ ​Membrane Immunoassay ​
​Diagnostic Treatment Center ​Monday through Sunday ​Less than 2 hours​ ​Membrane Immunoassay ​
​Eagle River ​Monday through Friday ​Less than 2 hours​ ​Membrane Immunoassay ​
​Eau Claire ​Monday through Sunday ​Less than 2 hours​ ​Membrane Immunoassay ​
​Flambeau Hospital ​Monday through Sunday ​Less than 2 hours​ ​Membrane Immunoassay ​
​Hayward ​Monday through Friday ​Less than 2 hours​ Membrane Immunoassay ​
​Ladysmith Medical Center ​Monday through Sunday ​Less than 2 hours​ ​Membrane Immunoassay ​

​Lake Hallie

​Monday through Sunday ​Less than 2 hours​ ​Membrane Immunoassay ​
Lakeview Medical Center​ ​Monday through Sunday ​Less than 2 hours​ ​Membrane Immunoassay ​
Marshfield​ Monday through Sunday​ Less than 2 hours​ Membrane Immunoassay  ​
​Menomonie ​Monday through Friday ​Less than 2 hours​ ​Membrane Immunoassay ​
​Mercer ​Monday through Friday ​Less than 2 hours​ ​Membrane Immunoassay ​
​Merrill ​Monday through Saturday ​Less than 2 hours​ ​Membrane Immunoassay ​
​Minocqua ​Monday through Sunday ​Less than 2 hours​ ​Membrane Immunoassay ​
​Neillsville​Monday through Sunday​Less than 2 hours​​Membrane Immunoassay ​
Oakwood​ ​Monday through Friday ​Less than 2 hours​ ​Membrane Immunoassay ​
​Phillips ​Monday through Friday ​Less than 2 hours​ ​Membrane Immunoassay ​
​Rhinelander ​Monday through Friday ​Less than 2 hours ​Membrane Immunoassay ​
​Stettin ​Monday through Friday ​Less than 2 hours​ ​Membrane Immunoassay ​
​Stevens Point ​Monday through Friday ​Less than 2 hours​ ​Membrane Immunoassay ​
​Wausau ​Monday through Sunday ​Less than 2 hours​ Membrane Immunoassay ​​
​Wisconsin Rapids ​Monday through Friday ​Less than 2 hours​ Membrane Immunoassay ​​
Test Information
A negative result indicates that there are no IM heterophile antibodies in the patient sample or that the concentration is below the detection level. A positive result indicates that there are IM heterophile antibodies in the patient sample.
Reference Range Information
Performing Location Reference Range
All Performing Sites Negative​
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Quantity Description Comments
86308​
Synonyms/Keywords
 Mono Test, Mono​, EBV, Epstein Barr Virus
Ordering Applications
Ordering Application Description
​Centricity

​a. Infectious Mono Panel

b. Mono Panel

c. Mononucleosis Panel

​Cerner ​Mononucleosis Screen
If the ordering application you are looking for is not listed, contact your local laboratory for assistance.
Specimen Requirements
 
 
Fasting RequiredSpecimen TypePreferred Container/TubeAcceptable Container/TubeSpecimen VolumeSpecimen Minimum Volume
(allows for 1 repeat)
Pediatric Minimum Volume
(no repeat)
​No​Whole Blood (Preferred)​K2 EDTA Lavender Top Tube (LTT) ​1.0 mL​0.5 mL​0.2 mL
No​

Serum

 

Serum Separator Tube (SST)
or
Red Top TUbe (RTT) ​
1.0 mL​0.5 mL​0.2 mL​
​No​Plasma
K2 EDTA Lavender Top Tube (LTT)
​1.0 mL​0.5 mL​0.2 mL
Collection Processing
For U-Have testing, Sodium-Heparin Green Top Tube (GTT) or Sodium Citrate Blue Top Tube (BTT), either whole blood or plasma, can also be used if meeting the rejection criteria for specimen stability.
Specimen Stability Information
Specimen Type Temperature Time
Whole Blood​ ​Refrigerate ​2 days
Serum Refrigerate​ 3 days​
Frozen​ > 3 days​
Plasma ​ ​Refrigerate ​3 days
​Frozen ​> 3 days
Rejection Criteria
Whole blood specimens > 48 hours old
Whole blood specimens that have been frozen
Serum or Plasma > 3 days refrigerated​
Lithium Heparin Plasma Separator Tube (PST)​​
Useful For
The diagnosis of Infectious Mononucleosis.​
Reference Range Information
Performing Location Reference Range
All Performing Sites Negative​
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Performing Laboratory Information
Performing Location Day(s) Test Performed Analytical Time Methodology/Instrumentation
Bloomer​ ​Monday through Friday ​Less than 2 hours​ ​Membrane Immunoassay ​
​Chetek ​Monday through Friday ​Less than 2 hours​ ​Membrane Immunoassay ​
​Chippewa Falls ​Monday through Friday ​Less than 2 hours​ ​Membrane Immunoassay ​
​Colby/Abbotsford ​Monday through Friday ​Less than 2 hours​ ​Membrane Immunoassay ​
​Cumberland ​Monday through Friday ​Less than 2 hours​ ​Membrane Immunoassay ​
​Diagnostic Treatment Center ​Monday through Sunday ​Less than 2 hours​ ​Membrane Immunoassay ​
​Eagle River ​Monday through Friday ​Less than 2 hours​ ​Membrane Immunoassay ​
​Eau Claire ​Monday through Sunday ​Less than 2 hours​ ​Membrane Immunoassay ​
​Flambeau Hospital ​Monday through Sunday ​Less than 2 hours​ ​Membrane Immunoassay ​
​Hayward ​Monday through Friday ​Less than 2 hours​ Membrane Immunoassay ​
​Ladysmith Medical Center ​Monday through Sunday ​Less than 2 hours​ ​Membrane Immunoassay ​

​Lake Hallie

​Monday through Sunday ​Less than 2 hours​ ​Membrane Immunoassay ​
Lakeview Medical Center​ ​Monday through Sunday ​Less than 2 hours​ ​Membrane Immunoassay ​
Marshfield​ Monday through Sunday​ Less than 2 hours​ Membrane Immunoassay  ​
​Menomonie ​Monday through Friday ​Less than 2 hours​ ​Membrane Immunoassay ​
​Mercer ​Monday through Friday ​Less than 2 hours​ ​Membrane Immunoassay ​
​Merrill ​Monday through Saturday ​Less than 2 hours​ ​Membrane Immunoassay ​
​Minocqua ​Monday through Sunday ​Less than 2 hours​ ​Membrane Immunoassay ​
​Neillsville​Monday through Sunday​Less than 2 hours​​Membrane Immunoassay ​
Oakwood​ ​Monday through Friday ​Less than 2 hours​ ​Membrane Immunoassay ​
​Phillips ​Monday through Friday ​Less than 2 hours​ ​Membrane Immunoassay ​
​Rhinelander ​Monday through Friday ​Less than 2 hours ​Membrane Immunoassay ​
​Stettin ​Monday through Friday ​Less than 2 hours​ ​Membrane Immunoassay ​
​Stevens Point ​Monday through Friday ​Less than 2 hours​ ​Membrane Immunoassay ​
​Wausau ​Monday through Sunday ​Less than 2 hours​ Membrane Immunoassay ​​
​Wisconsin Rapids ​Monday through Friday ​Less than 2 hours​ Membrane Immunoassay ​​
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Outreach CPTs
CPT Modifier
(if needed)
Quantity Description Comments
86308​
For most current information refer to the Marshfield Laboratory online reference manual.