EBV (VCA) IgG Ab

Infectious Disease Laboratories:Immunology

Test ID/Workstation: EBVIG VIR4

Specimen Type: Blood

Tube Type: Red top (no anticoagulant) tube

Collection Volume: 3.0 mL (minimum 1.0 mL)

Cause for rejection: Excessively hemolyzed, lipemic or grossly contaminated specimen; drawn in incorrect tube; QNS

Storage: Refrigerated

Availability: Mon, Wed, Fri (0800-1700)

Methodology: Indirect Enzyme Immunoassay

Special Instructions: High EBV VCA IgG titers may persist for months. Test need not be done on patients with a pos Heterophile Ab. May be diagnostic in pediatric patients with Heterophile-neg Infectious Mononucleosis caused by Epstein-Barr virus. A 4-fold or greater increase in IgG titer strongly suggests recent or active infection.

OC Power Word: LEBVIGG

Lab/Phone: 330-543-8576

TAT: 24-72 hrs

Additional Info: Reference range: < 0.90 = Neg; 0.91-1.09 = Equiv.; >/= 1.10 = Pos

CPT Code: 86665

Synonyms: EBV-IFA; EBV-IgG; EB or EBV Virus Titers; VCA Titer

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