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Epstein-Barr Virus (EBV), IgG Antibody to Early Antigen

Test Name:Epstein-Barr Virus (EBV), IgG Antibody to Early Antigen
Epic Order Code:LAB654
CPT Code:86663  
Specimen(s) Type:Serum, 1.0 mL
Acceptable Container(s):Tops are gold and red.
Testing Schedule:Tests are performed daily Monday-Friday
Turn Around Time:STAT: NA  
 Routine: 2-4 days
Collection Information:No special patient preparation is required. Obtain by standard collection procedures.
Transport Information:Deliver to lab immediately. All specimens must be signed into the laboratory.
Reference Clients:If unable to deliver to the lab within 1 hour, centrifuge the specimen and remove serum from the red cells. Store and transport at -20° C within 10 days.
Causes for Rejection:Improperly labeled, incorrect container, contaminated, insufficient volume, incorrect/delay in transport.
Reference Range:Negative  
Additional Information:This test detects the diffuse components of early antigen only.