Mono Rapid Test Kit
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Specimen: Whole Blood/Serum/Plasma
The Chemtrue. One-Step Mono Test is a rapid test for the visual, qualitative detection of heterophile antibodies specific to infectious Mononucleosis (IM) in human serum, plasma or whole blood. This test kit is intended as an aid in the diagnosis of IM in patients with characteristic clinical symptoms, and is intended for professional laboratory use only. This information can be used by the physician and the patient for disease management.
Infectious Mononucleosis is an acute, self-limiting disease caused by the Epstein-Barr virus (EBV) . Infection with EBV in early life usually is asymptomatic. However, up to 50% of infection occurring in young adulthood and adolescence will develop clinical manifestations associated with IM.
Diagnosis of IM is based on the evaluation of characteristic clinical symptoms and serological changes. Serological diagnosis of IM has been demonstrated by the detection of heterophile and EBV specific antibodies. The heterophile antibody is detectable at some point during IM in most adults. It is a widely accepted practical among physicians to most adults. It is a widely accepted practice among physicians to use the detection of heterophile antibodies as an aid in the diagnosis of IM. The Chemtrue. Mono Test utilizes bovine erythrocyte extract which has a higher sensitivity and specificity than extracts from other species.