Epstein-Barr Virus, PCR

Alphabetical Test listing

Epstein-Barr Virus, PCR-13387

  
Epstein-Barr Virus, PCR
  
13387
  
LAB13387
  
EBVPCR
  
EBV
EBV, real-time PCR
  

An aid in the diagnosis of infection with Epstein-Barr virus (EBV).

  
EDTA whole blood
  
  
1.0 mL
  
0.2 mL
  

Lavender (EDTA), 4mL

  
ACD whole blood
Cerebrospinal fluid (CSF)
  

Whole blood: Yellow ACD (A or B)

 

 

CSF: sterile vial/container

  

Yellow ACD (A or B)

CSF: Sterile vial/container

  

Whole blood

Ambient - 7 days

Refrigerated - 7 days

 

Cerebrospinal fluid (CSF)

Ambient - 7 days

Refrigerated - 7 days

Frozen - 90 days

  
  • 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 (138289): R-LC
  
4 days/wk
  
3 - 4 days
  

Real-time polymerase chain reaction (PCR)

  

Negative

  
87798
  
Result 5005-4
  
03/29/2019
  
02/19/2020
  
02/22/2021