Epstein-Barr Virus, PCR, Serum, Plasma or CSF


Sunquest Code:EBVSPC  
Epic Code:LAB6471Epic Name:EBV PCR Serum/Plasma/CSF
Synonyms:Epstein Barr Virus, PCR, Serum, Plasma or CSF; EBV PCR, Quantitative
Methodology:Polymerase chain reaction (PCR)
CPT Code:87799
Turnaround Time:Specimens are sent to reference laboratory Mon-Sat; results are reported within 1-4 days.
Special Instructions:Specimen source is required.
Compliance:

Analyte Specific Reagent. This test was developed and its performance characteristics determined by ARUP Laboratories. The U. S. Food and Drug Administration has not approved or cleared this test; however, the FDA has determined that such clearance or approval is not necessary.



Collection Instructions

Specimen:Blood or CSF
Optimal Volume:2 mL
Minimum\Peds Volume:1.2 mL
Container:Purple (EDTA) (Sterile tube, Red (no gel), Red or gold (gel))
Causes for Rejection:Heparinized specimens


Processing and Shipping

Specimen Processing:Centrifuge and aliquot 1 mL, 0.5 mL minimum plasma or serum. Do not centrifuge CSF. Aliquot 1 mL; 0.5 mL minimum CSF into a sterile container. Store frozen.
Shipping Instructions:Ship on dry ice.
Stability:Stability: Room temperature - 24 hours, refrigerated - 5 days; frozen - 1 year.
Test Performed at or Referral Lab Lab Sendouts  (ARUP)
Referral Lab number:51352


Interpretive

Reference Range:Not detected. The quantitative range of this assay is 2.6-7.6 log copies/mL (390-39,000,000 copies/mL)
Use:Quantify Epstein-Barr virus (EBV) viral load as an aid in monitoring EBV-related disease.


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