EPSTEIN-BARR VIRUS ANTIBODY IgG (088-5007)
Synonyms: EBV Antibody, EBV VCA IgG
CPT 4 Code: 86665
Test Order Mnemonic: EBVG
Request Form: Microbiology/Serology
Collection: Routine venipuncture, SST (serum separator tube)
Storage Instructions: Centrifuge the specimen and store at 2-8░C.
Causes for Rejection: Lipemia, hemolysis, bacterial contamination, improper collection or sample
Availability: Samples are accepted 24 hours per day at Sample Management, Room 5.136 McCullough.
Turnaround Time: 1-2 days. Test performed Monday through Friday
Volume: 5 ml serum
Minimum Volume: 1 ml serum
Container: SST/gel barrier tube
Reference Ranges: Previous or current infection: Presence; no previous infection: absent
Test Method: Automated EIA (BioPlex 2200)
Revised 10/21/2011 by T. Friloux