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 Field Name  Data Description
Test Name  Epstein-Barr DNA (EBV) Quant. PCR
Code  EBV Amplified Probe.
CPT Code  87799
Last Modified  1/19/2022 1:05:00 PM
Test Name  EBV AmpPrb.
Synonyms  Epstein Barr virus, quantitative, EBV viral load, DNA by PCR
Patient Preparation  
Spec. Requirements  Blood
Tube  Lavender
Collection Volume  2.0 mL
Storage  Refrigerate 7 days, Frozen 90 days
Routine TAT  
Days Test Performed  
Performed by BHS  None
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Reference Lab  LabCorp of America
Reference Lab Code  138230 Epstein-Barr DNA Quant, PCR
Clinical Use  This test is intended to be used for the quantitative detection of Epstein-Barr virus (EBV) DNA and as an aid in the diagnosis and management of EBV infections.
Reference Range  
Critical Value  
Testing Sample Type  Plasma, Frozen
Min Lab Testing Volume  0.5 mL
Special Handling  Collection:Collect specimen in lavender-top (EDTA) tube. Centrifuge specimen within 24 hours of collection. Remove plasma, transfer plasma to a screw-cap polypropylene transport tube, and freeze. Ship frozen (preferred).
Lab Notes  Quantitative range is 100 to 1,000,000 copies/mL
Methodology  PCR - Polymerase chain reaction
Limitations  Causes for Rejection:Quantity not sufficient for analysis; gross specimen contamination; specimen too old; leaking or broken tube; Received ambient

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