Specimen: 2 mL (1 mL min.) Serum from 1 SST. Ship refrigerated or frozen.
Stability (Room): 6 hrs
Stability (Refrigerated): 1 week
Stability (Frozen): 2 weeks
Price: Contact Medilab
Turnaround time (TAT): 5 – 15 days
Usage: Coxsackie virus antibodies usually coexist with Echovirus antibodies. Infections commonly seen are Meningitis, Myocarditis and Epidemic pleurodynia.
Home Collection: Available
Pre-test Information: No special preparation required