Infectious Mononucleosis

Sample type: Plasma

Test name: Infectious Mononucleosis a.k.a. Glandular fever screen, Paul Bunnell, Heterophile Antibody screen

Condition / Indication: Request when glandular fever is suspected

Special precautions & notes: Pending UKAS accreditation.

Reference range: Positive or negative

Container: EDTA (Lavender top)

Alternative container: Serum (Gold top)

Ideal volume (mL): 3 mL

Discipline: Haematology

Turnaround time: 1 day