monospot test

Monospot test

Lab medicine A proprietary test that detects heterophil antibodies, typical of EBV infection; the MT is abnormal in infectious mononucleosis, chronic EBV infection, occasionally in chronic fatigue syndrome, Burkitt's lymphoma, and hepatitis

monospot test

A rapid screening antibody test for glandular fever (infectious mononucleosis).
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A rapid antigen detection test for streptococcal pharyngitis ("rapid strep" test) and monospot test were both negative.
Blood cultures, monospot test (a form of the heterophile antibody test for infectious mononucleosis due to Epstein-Barr virus), and serology for hepatitis viruses were all negative.
The patients often have a positive immunoglobulin M monospot test, which is more sensitive but less specific.
Monospot test and strep screen were negative and complete blood count with differential was normal.
COLORADO SPRINGS -- "When you're running a Monospot test, when you're thinking viral meningitis, you also should be thinking acute HIM" according to Dr.
An EBV-specific antibody panel is the next step in the persistently ill patient with a negative monospot test.
9]/L), a positive Monospot test, and an elevated liver enzyme level.
The Paul-Bunnell or Monospot test detects heterophile antibodies, which bind to red blood cells of other species (sheep or horse, respectively).
Serologic tests for infectious hepatitis A, B, C, and brucella, and a Monospot test were negative.
This is later confirmed by a positive monospot test.
A rickettsial panel and a monospot test were both negative.