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Epstein-Barr virus panel, immune status

Lab Section: 

Virology

 

Lab Location: 

Main Lab

Test ID: 

LAB2946

 

Synonyms: 

EBV Antibody Panel, Immune Status

Methodology: 

Chemiluminescence Immunoassay

Schedule: 

Daily, Sun-Fri

Reported: 

4 hours-2 days

Specimen Requirements: 

Collection: 2.0 mL Blood in a Gold Top Tube.
Pediatric volume: 1.0 mL.

 

Notes: 

Clinical Indications: To determine EBV immune status. Once infected, patients are infected for life.

Panel consists of EBV-VCA IgG and EBNA-1 IgG. For diagnosis of acute primary EBV infection, use the EBV acute infection panel.

Reference Interval: 

By age 30, almost all persons are antibody positive.

CPT Code(s): 

86664, 86665

Last Changed: 

8/22/2017 12:04:13 PM

Last Reviewed: 

8/22/2017 12:04:13 PM