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Echovirus Antibodies

Mnemonic:    [Echo Ab]
Name:    Echovirus Antibodies
Specimen:    3 mL serum from a Red SST or Red top tube.
Transport Temp:    Refrigerated
Ref Lab/Code:    ARUP 0060053
  Method:    Serum Neutralization Assay
Note:    Acute and convalescent specimens must be labeled as such; parallel testing is preferred and convalescent specimens MUST be received within 30 days of receipt of the acute specimens.
Processing Info:    Separate serum from cells ASAP. Clearly mark tube "acute" or "convalescent".