This test is intended to be used for the quantitative detection of Epstein-Barr virus (EBV) DNA and as an aid in the diagnosis and management of EBV infections.
Quantitative range is 35 IU/mL to 100,000,000 IU/mL
Immediatley following collection, mix sample thoroughly by gentle inverting 8 - 10 times, to prevent clotting
Frozen (preferred) - 6 months
Freeze/thaw cycles - stable x 4
Refrigerated - 8 days
Ambient - 48 hours
Real-time polymerase chain reaction (PCR)