Epstein Barr Virus (EBV) quantitative by PCR, ocular/vitreous fluid

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Epstein Barr Virus (EBV) quantitative by PCR, ocular/vitreous fluid-994

  
Epstein Barr Virus (EBV) quantitative by PCR, ocular/vitreous fluid
  
994
  
LAB994
  
MSO
  
Epstein Barr Virus (EBV) quantitative by PCR, eye fluid
  
Ocular/vitreous fluid, undiluted or diluted
  
  
1.0 mL
  
0.5 mL
  

To avoid unnecessary aliquoting/transferring of sample to minimize volume loss, low-volume samples ocular specimens can be left in a properly packaged syringe.

  • Remove all sharps
  • Place a screw-on cap at end of syringe and secure cap by wrapping with Parafilm
  • Leave an airspace in the syringe to accommodate expansion upon freezing
  • Stabilize the plunger by wrapping with Parafilm (no adhesive tape)
    • Do not place pressure on the plunger
  • Place the parafilm secured syringe in a sealable specimen bag
  • Freeze samples for PCR testing within two hours of collection
  

Syringe (1mL)

  

U of Washington request form

  • The following items are required:
    • Patient name
    • Patient DOB
    • Ordering physician
    • Ordering physician phone number
    • Specimen source
    • Date and time collected
    • ICD/Diagnosis
  
U of Washington (EBVQ): R-NX
  
Twice per week
  
7 days
  

Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR)

  

See report

  
87799
  
All charges for this test will be billed back to the requesting site
  
11/25/2020
  
12/02/2020