Laboratory Test Detail

Last Updated: September 21, 2019 @ 9:13 am

14475

Epstein Barr Virus Antibody Panel

Specimen:Collect:
  • One SST

Also Acceptable:
  • One Red Top
Submit:
  • 2 mL (Min:1 mL) Serum . Submit Refrigerated. Submit in a Standard Transport Tube.
Special Handling:
  • Avoid Repeated Freeze/Thaw Cycles
  • Separate from cells ASAP
Rejection Criteria:
  • Bacterially Contaminated Samples
  • Grossly Hemolyzed Samples
  • Grossly Lipemic Samples
  • Heat inactivated
  • Heparinized specimens
  • Icteric specimen
Stability:Ambient: Unacceptable; Refrigerated: 2 Day(s); Frozen: 1 Month(s); Incubated: Unacceptable
Methodology:
  • Chemiluminescent Immunoassay
Performed:Mon-Fri
Reported:1-3 Day(s)
CPT Codes:
  • 86663
  • 86664
  • 86665x2
Interpretive Data:Please see report for interpretive data.

Epstein-Barr Virus Antibody IgG Reference Range:
0.0-17.9 U/ml Negative
18.0-21.9 U/ml Equivocal - Repeat testing in 1-2 weeks
> 21.9 U/ml Positive

Epstein-Barr Virus Antibody IgM Reference Range:
0.0-35.9 U/ml Negative
36.0-43.9 U/ml Equivocal - Repeat testing in 1-2 weeks
> 43.9 U/ml Positive

Epstein-Barr Virus Early Antigen IgG Reference Range:
0.0-8.9 U/ml Negative
9.0-10.9 U/ml Equivocal - Repeat testing in 1-2 weeks
> 10.9 U/ml Positive

Epstein-Barr Virus Nuclear Antigen IgG Reference Range:
0.0-17.9 U/ml Negative
18.0-21.9 U/ml Equivocal - Repeat testing in 1-2 weeks
> 21.9 U/ml Positive

Epstein-Barr Virus Antibody Interpretation:
Infection EBV,IgM EBV,IgG EBV Early,IgG EBV Nuclear,IgG
No previous - - - -
Early Acute + - - -
Acute + + +/- +/-
Primary +/- + +/- -
Reactivation +/- + + +
Past - + +/- +

Manufacturer guidelines recommend excluding Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) disease before confirmation of EBV disease using POSITIVE results from the EBV EARLY IGG assay. This is due to occassional assay cross-reactivity with antibodies to HIV.

Please Note: Reference range changed as of 1/15/2018.
Components:
  • 2362 - EBV,IgG
  • 2364 - EBV, IgM
  • 2733 - EBV EARLY, IgG
  • 2734 - EBV NUCLEAR, IgG
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