Complement Fixation (CF)
Detection of echovirus associated with viral meningitis. The current Echovirus panel includes serotypes 4, 7, 9, 11 and 30; serotypes run in this panel will vary depending on current epidemiological data.
Less that 1:1
3 - 9 days
Send CSF in a sterile tube or container. Refrigerate. Grossly contaminated specimens are unacceptable.
Test send to Mayo Medical Laboratories; performed by Focus Diagnostics.