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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Monospot test and strep screen were negative and complete blood count with differential was normal.
Urine pregnancy test, blood counts, chemistries, rapid influenza, monospot test, and chest x-ray were all within normal limits.
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).
EBV IgM was elevated with a positive monospot test.
False-positive monospot tests may occur in association with HIV, endocarditis, and acute hepatitis A.
Serologic tests for infectious hepatitis A, B, C, and brucella, and a Monospot test were negative.
Patient's laboratory results were negative for atypical lymphocytosis, eosinophilia, pharyngeal streptococcal antigen, and gonococcal culture, blood culture and monospot test.
At that time, the monospot test was repeated and turned weakly positive, and EBV immunoglobulin M was positive.