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Test ID: FECHC    
Echovirus Antibodies, CSF

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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.




  < 1:1 Antibody Not Detected

  > or = 1:1 Antibody Detected


Diagnosis of infections of the central nervous system is

accomplished by demonstrating the presence of intra-

thecally-produced specific antibody.  Interpretation of

results may be complicated by low antibody levels found in

CSF, passive transfer of antibody from blood, and contamin-

ation via bloody taps.  The interpretation of CSF results

must consider CSF-serum antibody ratios to the infectious



Test Performed by: Focus Diagnostics, Inc.

                                      5785 Corporate Avenue

                                      Cypress, CA 90630-4750