Laboratory Test Detail

Last Updated: October 31, 2020 @ 9:13 am

91089

EBV by PCR , Qualitative

Specimen:Collect:
  • One Lavender (EDTA)

Also Acceptable:
  • Bone Marrow in One Lavender (EDTA)
  • One Pink Top (EDTA)
  • One SST
  • Bronchoalveolar Lavage (BAL) in One Sterile Specimen Container
  • CSF in One Bronchoalveolar Lavage (BAL) in One Sterile Specimen Container
Submit:
  • 1 mL (Min:0.5 mL) Plasma in 4 mL Lavender (EDTA). Submit Frozen. Submit in a Standard Transport Tube.

Also Acceptable:
  • 1 mL (Min:0.5 mL) CSF . Submit Frozen. Submit in a Standard Transport Tube.
  • 1 mL (Min:0.5 mL) Serum . Submit Frozen. Submit in a Standard Transport Tube.
  • 1 mL (Min:0.5 mL) Bronchoalveolar Lavage (BAL) . Submit Frozen. Submit in a Standard Transport Tube.
  • 1 mL (Min:0.5 mL) Bone Marrow in Lavender (EDTA). Submit Refrigerated.
Special Handling:
  • State Source
Rejection Criteria:
  • Specimens in Microtest M4
    Clotted or hemolyzed whole blood
    Heparinized specimens
Stability:Ambient: 2 Day(s); Refrigerated: 8 Day(s); Frozen: 11 Month(s); Incubated: Unacceptable
Methodology:
  • Qualitative Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR)
Performed:Sun-Sat
Reported:4-8 Day(s)
CPT Codes:
  • 87798
Interpretive Data:Please see report for interpretive data.
Components:
  • 93524 - EBV QUAL by PCR
  • 93528 - EBV SOURCE
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