Adenovirus Antibody

Last Modified: 3/13/2017 10:48:07 AM

Specimen Requirements: 1.0 mL Serum from a Red Top Tube in a Plastic Vial
Minimum Volume: 0.5 mL Serum
Transport & Storage: Temperature/Stability: 7 days Ambient
14 days Refrigerated
30 days Frozen
Rejection Criteria: Lipemia • Gross hemolysis
Reference Range:

Adenovirus Ab < 1:8

Interpretive Criteria:
< 1:8 Antibody not detected
≥1:8 Antibody detected

Single titers of ≥ 1:64 are indicative of recent or current infection. Titers of 1:8 - 1:32 may be indicative of either past or recent infection, since CF antibody levels persist for only a few months. A fourfold or greater increase in titer between acute and convalescent specimens confirms the diagnosis.

Methodology: Complement Fixation (CF)
Clinical Significance: Adenovirus causes respiratory tract infections, conjunctivitis, and diarrhea. Infections are most common in individuals who are immunocompromised and in young children.
Custom Panel: No


Turn Around Time: 2 to 5 days
Days Performed: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday
Sites Performed: Quest - Chantilly
PHL Test Code: MSOT
EPIC Test Code:
Send Out Test Code: 0382 [686X]
Alternate Test Names: Adenovirus Ab
CPT Coding: 86603

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