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Test Code EBV Ab Epstein Barr Virus Antibody Panel

Clinical System Name

Epstein Barr Antibody Panel

Synonyms

EBV Serology

Description

This panel includes IgM and IgG viral capsid antigen (VCA), antibody to nuclear antigen (EBNA), and antibody to early antigen (EA AB).  

Sample Requirements

Specimen: Whole blood

Container(s): Gold SST,Gold Microtainer, Red

Preferred Vol: 1.0 mL

Minimum Vol: 1.0 mL

 

 

Processing Instructions

Reject due to: plasma

Spin: Y

Aliquot: Y

Temp: 2-8 C

Storage location: CPA fridge,  FrigF rack

Off-site collection: Spin blood. Transfer serum to aliquot container. Send refrigerated.

Stability

Specimen Type Temperature Time
separated serum Room temp  
  Refrigerated 7 d
  Frozen -20 C 1 m

 

Availability

STAT Performed TAT
N M-F 1-3 d

 

Contact Chemistry Lab for request outside of stated availability. (206) 987-2565

Performing Laboratory

Seattle Children's Laboratory    

Department

Department:  Chemistry

Location: Chem East

Phone Number:  (206) 987-2617

Reference Range

Reference values accompany patient report.

 

 

Methodology

Method:  Immunoassay on Bioplex 2200

Analytical Volume: 0.4 mL

Limitations:

CPT

86663, 86664, 86665 (x2)