Laboratory Test Detail

Last Updated: March 1, 2024 @ 10:13 am

91089

EBV by PCR , Qualitative

Specimen:Collect:
  • CSF in One Sterile Specimen Container

Also Acceptable:
  • Bone Marrow in One Sterile Specimen Container
  • Tissue in One Sterile Specimen Container
Submit:
  • 1 mL (Min:0.5 mL) CSF in Sterile Specimen Container. Submit Frozen. Submit in a Standard Transport Tube.

Also Acceptable:
  • 1 mL (Min:0.5 mL) Bone Marrow in Sterile Specimen Container. Submit Frozen. Submit in a Standard Transport Tube.
  • 1 mL (Min:0.5 mL) Tissue in Sterile Specimen Container. Submit Frozen. Submit in a Standard Transport Tube.
Special Handling:
  • State Source
  • Note: Stability is based on CSF.
    Bone Marrow: Ambient: 1 week, Refrigerated: 1 week, Frozen: 1 week.
    Tissue: Ambient: Unacceptable, Refrigerated: Unacceptable. Frozen: 1 year.
Rejection Criteria:
  • Heparinized specimens
  • Tissue in optimal cutting temperature compound.
Stability:Ambient: 24 Hour(s); Refrigerated: 5 Day(s); Frozen: 24 Month(s); Incubated: Unacceptable
Methodology:
  • Qualitative Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR)
Performed:Sun-Sat
Reported:2-5 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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