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LP38397-3Heterophile AbActive

Description

LP38397-3   Heterophile Ab
The test detects heterophile antibodies triggered by an Epstein-Barr virus (EBV) infection. This is a rapid test that detects infectious mononucleosis due to EBV. Commercially-available kits are 70-92% sensitive and 96-100% specific. It will generally not be positive during the first 4-6 week incubation period, before the onset of the symptoms. It will also not generally be positive after the active infection has subsided, even though the virus persists in infected cells for the rest of the carrier's life. Copyright Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License. See http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0/ for details. Source: Wikipedia, Wikipedia

Basic Part Properties

Name
Heterophile Ab
Type
Component
Created On
2006-05-09

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https://fhir.loinc.org/CodeSystem/$lookup?system=http://loinc.org&code=LP38397-3

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zh-CNChinese (CHINA)
异嗜性抗体
Synonyms: 异嗜 Ab;异嗜性 Ab;异嗜抗体