Coxsackie A9 Virus Antibodies by CF COXA9
|Method(s)||Semi-Quantitative Complement Fixation|
|Collect||One 5 mL gold (SST) top tube.|
1 mL serum at 2-8°C (Min: 0.25 mL).
Remove serum from cells ASAP or within 2 hours of collection. Please mark sample plainly as "acute" or "convalescent." Parallel testing is preferred and convalescent samples must be received within 30 days from receipt of the acute sample.
After separation from cells: Ambient: 2 days; Refrigerated: 2 weeks; Frozen: 1 year (avoid repeated freeze/thaw cycles)
|Unacceptable Conditions||Severely lipemic, hemolyzed, or contaminated samples.|
|Preferred Specimen Collection Device(s)|
Coxsackie A9: Less than 1:8