Test Details

Mnemonic

EBVS

Ordering Code

3000430

CPT-4 Code(s)

86663, 86664, 86665 x 2

Specimen Information

Collect

Serum separator tube (SST)

Specimen Preparation

Centrifuge, separate serum from cells and send 1.0 mL serum refrigerated in a screw capped plastic vial.

Alternate Specimen

Serum: Red top

Minimum Volume

0.5 mL

Transport Temperature

Refrigerated

Rejection Criteria

Hemolysis, lipemia, plasma

Stability

Room temperature: Unacceptable
Refrigerated: 48 hours
Frozen: 14 days

Methodology

Chemiluminescent Immunoassay
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Reference Range

EBV-EA:
Negative: <9.0 U/mL
Equivocal: 9.0 - 10.9 U/mL
Positive: ≥11.0 U/mL

EBV-EBNA (IgG):
Negative: <18.0 U/mL
Equivocal: 18.0 - 21.9 U/mL
Positive: ≥22.0 U/mL

EBV-VCA IgG:
Negative: <18.0 U/mL
Equivocal: 18.0 - 21.9 U/mL
Positive: ≥22.0 U/mL

EBV-VCA IgM:
Negative: <36.0 U/mL
Equivocal: 36.0 - 43.9 U/mL
Positive: ≥44.0 U/mL
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Performing Laboratory

Warde Medical Laboratory
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