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EBV-VCA Antibody Titer ( IgG)

Components

Name Method Department Units
EBV-VCA Ab, IgG Titer Immunofluorescent assay
CMI, Immunology Titer

Specimen Requirements

Whole blood

Container Type Container Size Specimen Volume
Preferred

Red tube, (no anticoagulant), No Gel

3 mL 3 mL
Alternate

Red Tube (no anticoagulant) with Gel

3 mL 3mL
Alternate

Gold tube, (SST) with Gel

3.5 mL 3.5 mL
Alternate

Purple tube (EDTA)

3 mL 3 mL
Stability

Room temperature - 24 hour(s)
Refrigerated - 48 hour(s)

Specimen Preparation

  • Transport to laboratory as soon as possible
  • If delay in transport greater than 1 hour, refrigerate

Serum Spun, Plasma Spun

Container Type Container Size Specimen Volume
Preferred

Red tube, (no anticoagulant), No Gel

3 mL 1 mL
Alternate

Red Tube (no anticoagulant) with Gel

3 mL 1 mL
Alternate

Gold tube, (SST) with Gel

3.5 mL 1 mL
Alternate

Purple tube (EDTA)

3 mL 1 mL
Stability

Room temperature - 24 hour(s)
Refrigerated - 1 week(s)
Frozen - Indefinite month(s)

Specimen Preparation

  • Transport to laboratory as soon as possible
  • Centrifuge, remove plasma and refrigerate

Reasons for Rejection

  • Wrong collection tube
  • Not received at proper temperature
  • Not received within specified time frame

Comments

The Reference range is Titer less than 1:10 (TTL10)

CPT Code

  • 86665