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Test ID: COXA    
Coxsackie A Antibodies, Serum

Reference Values Describes reference intervals and additional information for interpretation of test results. May include intervals based on age and sex when appropriate. Intervals are Mayo-derived, unless otherwise designated. If an interpretive report is provided, the reference value field will state this.

REFERENCE RANGE: <1:8

 

INTERPRETIVE CRITERIA:     

                     <1:8  Antibody Not Detected

            > or = 1:8  Antibody Detected

 

Single titers of > or = 1:32 are indicative of recent infection. Titers of 1:8 or 1:16 may be indicative of either past or recent infection, since CF antibody levels persist for only a few months. A four-fold or greater increase in titer between acute and convalescent specimens confirms the diagnosis. There is considerable crossreactivity among enteroviruses; however, the highest titer is usually associated with the infecting serotype.

 

Test Performed by: Focus Diagnostics, Inc.

                             33608 Ortega Highway

                             San Juan Capistrano, CA 92675