ECHOVIRUS ANTIBODIES

Components
Serotypes 6, 7, 9, 11, 30

Specimen Required
Draw blood in a SST. Centrifuge, separate serum from cells within 2 hours and send 1.0 mL serum (0.3 mL minimum) refrigerated in a screw-capped plastic vial.

Alternate Specimen
CSF; Serum: Red-top

Rejection Criteria
Plasma specimens

Methodology
Serum Neutralization Assay

Stability
Room Temperature: 2 days; Refrigerated: 14 days; Frozen: 1 year

Reference Range
<1:10

Performed
Monday-Friday

Turnaround Time7-10 days
Test CodeECHOA
CPT-4 Code (s)
86658 x 5
LOINC Codes
Type 6   5144-1  
Type 7   41492-0  
Type 9   5146-6  
Type 11   41489-6  
Type 30   41491-2  

Warde
Medical
Laboratory