Geisinger Medical Laboratories/Geisinger Proven Diagnostics Test Catalog

Order Display Name: Geisinger Epic Procedure Code Or ID CPT Code:  

MONONUCLEOSIS HETEROPHILE ANTIBODY

ORDERING INFORMATION:
Geisinger Epic Procedure Code: LAB2693         Geisinger Epic ID: 17585

SPECIMEN COLLECTION
Specimen type:
Whole blood
Preferred collection container:
Specimen required:
1 mL EDTA whole blood; minimum 0.5 mL. For add-on testing, 0.1 mL minimum volume required.

SPECIMEN PROCESSING
Transport temperature:
Room temperature or refrigerated.
Specimen stability:
24 hours
Rejection criteria:
Specimen will be rejected if stability limit exceeded.

TEST DETAILS
Reference interval:
Negative
Interpretation guide:
Positive result consistent with EBV infection (infectious mononucleosis).
CPT code(s):
86308
Note: The billing party has sole responsibility for CPT coding.  Any questions regarding coding should be directed to the payer being billed.  The CPT codes provided by GML are based on AMA guidelines and are for informational purposes only.
Test includes:
Qualitative detection of infectious mononucleosis heterophile antibodies.
Methodology:
Color Immunochromatographic Dipstick Technology
Synonyms:
Monospot, MONOT
Mono test
Clinical significance:
This is a test to aid in the diagnosis of infectious mononucleosis.
Doctoral Director(s:)
Hoi-Ying Elsie Yu, PhD, DABCC
Sheng-Ying (Margaret) Lo, PhD, DABCC    
Review Date: 12/10/2020

Performing Locations

Geisinger Medical Center

Performing laboratory: Stat Lab
Technical Lead: Karen Delp
Frequency: Daily, Monday-Sunday
Performed stat? Yes

Geisinger Wyoming Valley Medical Center

Performing laboratory: ATL+
Technical Lead: Noreen Dructor    
Frequency: Daily, all shifts    
Performed stat? Yes

Geisinger Shamokin Area Community Hospital

Performing laboratory: Serology
Technical Lead: Valerie Koveleski    
Frequency: Daily, all shifts    
Performed stat? Yes

Geisinger Bloomsburg Hospital

Performing laboratory: Chemistry
Technical Lead: Robyn Stokes  
Frequency: Daily    
Performed stat? Yes

Geisinger Community Medical Center

Performing laboratory: Chemistry
Technical Lead: Ann Mack, Deborah Dempsey  
Frequency: Daily    
Performed stat? Yes

Geisinger Lewistown Hospital

Performing laboratory: Serology
Technical Lead: Kris Robb  
Frequency: All shifts    
Performed stat? Yes

Geisinger Jersey Shore Hospital

Performing laboratory: Chemistry
Technical lead: Brenda Shuman-Johnson    
Frequency: Daily, all shifts    
Performed stat? Yes

Geisinger South Wilkes-Barre

Technical lead: Bernadette Johnson    
Frequency: Daily, all shifts    
Performed stat? Yes
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