EBV PCR, Qualitative

Molecular Diagnostics:DNA

Test ID/Workstation: EBVPC DNA2

Specimen Type: Plasma, CSF, BAL, or Bronch Wash

Tube Type: Purple top (EDTA) tube: Whole Blood, Specimen container

Collection Volume: 2.5 mL Blood, 0.5 mL CSF, BAL or Bronch Wash

Cause for rejection: QNS

Storage: Refrigerated

Availability: Batch testing Monday and Thursday

Methodology: Real-Time Polymerase Chain Reaction

Special Instructions: Centrifuge purple top tube promptly and send 1.0 mL (minimum 0.5 mL) plasma to the DNA lab, refrigerated.

For Outpatients, test should only be drawn in outpatient locations within a Hospital (Akron or Beeghly)

Lab/Phone: 330-543-8722

TAT: 1-3 days

Additional Info: Reference Range:

Negative: No EBV DNA detected.

CPT Code: 87798

Synonyms: Epstein -Barr Virus DNA; EBV DNA

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