infectious mononucleosis screen


glandular fever screen (full blood count, blood film including white cell morphology and infectious mononucleosis screen)

Also known as

IM screen, glandular fever screen, IM test, glandular fever test

Additional information

Must arrive within 6 hours of collection. If performed with an FBC, no additional sample is required

Sending address

Department of Haematology Camelia Botnar Laboratories Great Ormond Street Hospital Great Ormond Street WC1N 3JH

Laboratory service


Sample requirements

1ml venous or capillary blood, EDTA

Turnaround time

24 hours


Upon request

Call in advance?

Not required


The Haematology Department provides a wide range of specialist tests with a special interest in the diagnosis and monitoring of coagulation disorders.

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