EBV FOLLOW-UP PANEL

LAB3616

EBV FOLLOW

Collect

One 5.0 mL gold or red top with gel (SST), (clot activator serum).

Also acceptable: One 6.0 mL red top no gel, serum (clot activator).

Pediatric Collection

Minuimum volume: 0.5 mL serum

Unacceptable Conditions

Lipemic and/or grossly hemolyzed specimens; presence of particulate matter or obvious bacterial contamination; specimen not properly identified; incorrect container; insufficient sample volume.

Storage/Transport Temperature

Internal: Allow to clot for 30 minutes, then deliver to lab at ambient temperature.

Offsite: Allow to clot for 30 minutes, then centrifuge immediately.  Place at least 2 mL serum in an aliquot container.  If tested within 24 hours of collection, transport at 2-8 degrees C.  If tested more than 24 hours after collection, transport frozen.

Stability (from collection to initiation)

Whole blood, ambient (19-24 degrees C): 1 hour

Serum, refrigerated (2-8 degrees C): 2 days

Serum, frozen (-20 degrees C): 1 month

Remarks

EBV Follow-up Panel includes:

  • Viral Capsid Antigen Antibody IgG (VCAIGG)
  • Viral Capsid Antigen Antibody IgM (EBV IGM)
  • Epstein Barr Nuclear Antigen Antibody IgG (EBNA)

Performed by

PCL Clinical Laboratory - Special Chemistry

Performed

Thursdays

Methodology

Chemiluminescent Immunoassay (CLIA)

Reported

Same day

Synonyms

  • EBV IGM
  • EBNA IGG
  • EBV IGG
  • LAB3616
  • EPSTEIN-BARR VIRUS FOLLOW UP PANEL
  • EBV FOLLOW

Performed by

PCL Clinical Laboratory - Special Chemistry

CPT Codes

86664 (1); 86665 (2);

Collection

LAB3616

EBV FOLLOW

Collect

One 5.0 mL gold or red top with gel (SST), (clot activator serum).

Also acceptable: One 6.0 mL red top no gel, serum (clot activator).

Pediatric Collection

Minuimum volume: 0.5 mL serum

Unacceptable Conditions

Lipemic and/or grossly hemolyzed specimens; presence of particulate matter or obvious bacterial contamination; specimen not properly identified; incorrect container; insufficient sample volume.

Storage/Transport Temperature

Internal: Allow to clot for 30 minutes, then deliver to lab at ambient temperature.

Offsite: Allow to clot for 30 minutes, then centrifuge immediately.  Place at least 2 mL serum in an aliquot container.  If tested within 24 hours of collection, transport at 2-8 degrees C.  If tested more than 24 hours after collection, transport frozen.

Stability (from collection to initiation)

Whole blood, ambient (19-24 degrees C): 1 hour

Serum, refrigerated (2-8 degrees C): 2 days

Serum, frozen (-20 degrees C): 1 month

Remarks

EBV Follow-up Panel includes:

  • Viral Capsid Antigen Antibody IgG (VCAIGG)
  • Viral Capsid Antigen Antibody IgM (EBV IGM)
  • Epstein Barr Nuclear Antigen Antibody IgG (EBNA)

Performed by

PCL Clinical Laboratory - Special Chemistry

Ordering

Performed

Thursdays

Methodology

Chemiluminescent Immunoassay (CLIA)

Reported

Same day

Synonyms

  • EBV IGM
  • EBNA IGG
  • EBV IGG
  • LAB3616
  • EPSTEIN-BARR VIRUS FOLLOW UP PANEL
  • EBV FOLLOW
Result Interpretation

Performed by

PCL Clinical Laboratory - Special Chemistry

Administrative

CPT Codes

86664 (1); 86665 (2);

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