Epstein Barr Virus, PCR, Quantitative Eye Fluid

Abbrev Code:XMISC   
Order Code:LAB4909Order Name:Laboratory Miscellaneous Order
Synonyms:EBV PCR, Quantitative
Methodology:Real-Time PCR
CPT Codes: 87799 x1
Turnaround Time:Specimens are sent to reference laboratory Mon-Sat; results are reported within 1-2 days.
Special Instructions:Specimen source is required.

Collection Instructions

Specimen:Eye fluid
Optimal Volume:1 mL
Minimum\Peds Volume:0.5 mL
Container:Sterile tube

Processing and Shipping

Specimen Processing:Do not process. Store refrigerated.
Shipping Instructions:Ship at refrigerated temperature.
Stability:Stability: 48 hours at room temperature; 8 days refrigerated.
Test Performed at or Referral Lab Lab Sendouts  (Quest Diagnostics via ARUP)
Referral Lab number:10186N


Reference Range:<200 copies/mL
Use:Quantitation of EBV DNA is based upon real-time PCR amplification and detection of EBV genomic DNA. The quantitative range of this assay is from 200 to 2,000,000 EBV DNA copies/mL.

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