COXSACKIE A ANTIBODIES, SERUM

Test Documentation
Components
Panel currently includes testing against A-2, 4, 7, 9, 10 and 16 antigens

Specimen Required
Draw blood in a SST. Centrifuge, separate and send 2.0 mL serum (1.0 mL minimum) refrigerated in a screw-capped plastic vial.

Alternate Specimen
Serum: Red-top

Methodology
Complement fixation

Stability
Room Temperature: 7 days; Refrigerated: 14 days; Frozen: 30 days

Reference Range
<1:8

Performed
Monday-Friday

Turnaround Time3-5 days
Test CodeCOXAQ
CPT-4 Code (s)
86658 x 6
LOINC Codes
Coxsackie A2 Ab   9753-5  
Coxsackie A4 Ab   9754-3  
Coxsackie A7 Ab   9755-0  
Coxsackie A9 Ab   9757-6  
Coxsackie A10 Ab   9750-1  
Coxsackie A16 Ab   6688-6  

Warde
Medical
Laboratory