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Coxsackie Virus Group B Antibodies

CPT: 86658(x6)
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Special Instructions

Identify specimen as acute or convalescent. Acute and convalescent specimens must be submitted on separate test request forms.


Expected Turnaround Time

2 - 6 days


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Specimen Requirements


Specimen

Serum


Volume

3 mL


Minimum Volume

0.2 mL (Note: This volume does not allow for repeat testing.)


Container

Red-top tube or gel-barrier tube


Storage Instructions

Refrigerate


Causes for Rejection

Hemolysis; lipemia; gross bacterial contamination; repeated freeze and thaw cycles


Test Details


Use

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.


Methodology

Complement fixation (CF)


LOINC® Map

Order Code Order Code Name Order Loinc Result Code Result Code Name UofM Result LOINC
096263 Coxsackie Virus Group B Ab 096412 Coxsackie B-1 Ab 5104-5
096263 Coxsackie Virus Group B Ab 096420 Coxsackie B-2 Ab 5106-0
096263 Coxsackie Virus Group B Ab 096438 Coxsackie B-3 Ab 5108-6
096263 Coxsackie Virus Group B Ab 096446 Coxsackie B-4 Ab 5110-2
096263 Coxsackie Virus Group B Ab 096453 Coxsackie B-5 Ab 5112-8
096263 Coxsackie Virus Group B Ab 096461 Coxsackie B-6 Ab 5114-4

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