Epstein-Barr Virus, DNA quant PCR

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Epstein-Barr Virus, DNA quant PCR-13523

  
Epstein-Barr Virus, DNA quant PCR
  
13523
  
LAB13523
  
EBC
  
EBV
EBV viral load
Epstein-Barr virus (EBV), quantitative, DNA by Real-time PCR
  

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.

  
EDTA plasma
  
  
2.0 mL
  
0.5 mL
  

Collect specimen in lavender-top (EDTA) tube

  
  1. Centrifuge specimen within 24 hours of collection
  2. Transfer serum to a Screw-cap polypropylene frozen transport vial/tube - 4mL (LabCorp)
  3. Freeze
  

Frozen (preferred) - 90 days

Freeze/thaw cycles - stable x 3

Refrigerated - 7 days

Ambient - NO

  
  • Quantity not sufficient for analysis
  • Gross specimen contamination
  • Specimen too old
  • Leaking or broken tube
  • PCR testing cannot be added on to a sample that has been opened and/or used for other testing. If the sample has already been used for testing, a new specimen will need to be collected.
  
LabCorp Burlington (138230): R-LC
  
5 days/wk
  
2 - 4 days
  

Real-time polymerase chain reaction (PCR)

  

Negative

  
87799
  
Result 47982-4
  
03/29/2019
  
02/19/2020