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EBV Ab to Early D Antigen, IgG

Components

Name Method Department Units
EBV Ab to Early D Antigen Semi-Quantitative Chemiluminescent Immunoassay
Send Out U/mL

Specimen Requirements

Serum Spun

Container Type Container Size Specimen Volume
Preferred

Red tube, (no anticoagulant), No Gel

3 mL 2 mL
Alternate

Gold tube, (SST) with Gel

3.5 mL 2 mL
Alternate

Red Tube (no anticoagulant) with Gel

3 mL 2 mL
Stability

Refrigerated - 2 week(s)
Frozen - 12 month(s)
Room temperature - 2 day(s)

Specimen Preparation

  • Centrifuge within 2 hours, separate supernatant and refrigerate
  • Avoid repeated freeze/thaw cycles

Reasons for Rejection

  • Contamination
  • Heat treated specimen
  • Gross hemolysis
  • Tissue
  • Urine
  • Plasma unacceptable

Comments

Acute and convalescent samples must be labeled as such. Parallel testing is preferred and convalescent samples must be received within 30 days from receipt of the acute samples. Please mark sample plainly as acute or convalescent.

CPT Code

  • 86663