Laboratory Test Detail

Last Updated: July 22, 2024 @ 9:13 am


Epstein Barr Virus Capsid Antigen, IgG

  • One SST

Also Acceptable:
  • One Red Top
  • 1 mL (Min:0.5 mL) Serum . Submit Refrigerated. Submit in a Standard Transport Tube.
Special Handling:
  • Avoid Repeated Freeze/Thaw Cycles
  • Separate from cells ASAP
  • Acute and convalescent specimens must be labeled as such; parallel testing is preferred and convalescent specimens must be received within 30 days from receipt of the acute specimens. Please mark specimen plainly as "acute" or "convalescent."
    Stable frozen 12 months or until testing is performed.
Rejection Criteria:
  • Bacterially Contaminated Samples
  • Grossly Hemolyzed Samples
  • Grossly Lipemic Samples
  • Heat inactivated
Stability:Ambient: Unacceptable; Refrigerated: 2 Day(s); Frozen: 1 Month(s); Incubated: Unacceptable
  • Chemiluminescent Immunoassay
Reported:1-3 Day(s)
CPT Codes:
  • 86665
Interpretive Data:General Reference Range : <18.0
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
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