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Epstein Bar Virus (Viral Capsid, IgG)

Test Name: Epstein Bar Virus (Viral Capsid, IgG)
Alternate Description:
LIS Code:
Lab Section:

Virology

Fluid Type:

Whole Blood

Minimum Volume:

3 ml Whole Blood

Specimen Tube Type Transport:

Non Gel Red Top

Container (Whole Blood Required):

7 ml whole blood in a Non Gel Red Top

Specimen Stability:

72 hours if refrigerated

Specimen Transport:

Refrigerate

Test Results:

Pos/Neg

Availability:

Twice a week

Test Turnaround Time Routines And Stats:

Weekly

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