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Epstein Bar Virus Panel

Test Name: Epstein Bar Virus Panel
Alternate Description:
LIS Code: EBVR
Lab Section:

Virology

Fluid Type:

Whole Blood

Minimum Volume:

3 ml Whole Blood

Test Includes:

Viral capsid antigen and EBNA. If either or both of these components are negative, a Viral Capsid IgM will be performed.

Specimen Tube Type Transport:

Non Gel Red Top

Container (Whole Blood Required):

7 ml whole blood in Non Gel Red Top or 2 ml whole blood in (2) Non Gel Red microtainers

Specimen Stability:

72 hours if refrigerated

Specimen Transport:

Refrigerate

Test Results:

Pos/Neg

Availability:

Twice a week

Test Turnaround Time Routines And Stats:

Twice a week

Specimen Preparation (In House):

Allow to clot. Centrifuge 10 minutes at 1,000 G and separate serum into 12X75 pour-off tube. Refrigerate until analysis.

Reference Value:

Male and female and all ages the same