Heterophile Antibody

Method Name

Enzyme Immunoassay (EIA)


Heterophile Antibody, Heterophile, Mono, Monospot, Infectious Mononucleosis, Heterophile, Mono

Specimen Required

one SST/gel tube

Specimen Minimum Volume

1.0 mL of blood

Specimen Stability Information

Separated serum is stable for up to 8 days at 2 – 8°C. Freeze for extended storage. Separate EDTA plasma from red cells and test within 24 hours of collection.

Special Instructions

Do Not use hemolyzed samples.

Performing Laboratory

Daily. Turn around time is 24 hours.

Reference Values