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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