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 Field Name  Data Description
Test Name  Epstein-Barr Virus (EBV) Capsid Antigen IgG
Code  EBV Viral Capsid Antigen IgG.
CPT Code  86665
Last Modified  4/11/2018 4:05:00 PM
Test Name  EBVVCAIgG.
Synonyms  Epstein Barr antibody, EBV-VCA antibodies, EBV VCA
Patient Preparation  
Spec. Requirements  Blood
Tube  Gold or Red
Collection Volume  3.0 mL Gold or 4.0 mL Red
Storage  Freeze
Routine TAT  
Days Test Performed  
Performed by BHS  None
See Availability  
Reference Lab  LabCorp of America
Reference Lab Code  096230 EBV Ab VCA, IgG
Clinical Use  Differential diagnosis of infectious mononucleosis
Reference Range  
Critical Value  
Testing Sample Type  Serum, Frozen
Min Lab Testing Volume  0.4 mL
Special Handling  Room temperature. Specimen is stable for two days at room temperature or refrigerated. For storage longer than two days, freeze the specimen.
Lab Notes  
Methodology  CL - Chemiluminescence
Limitations  The results from this panel are not by themselves diagnosticand should be considered in association with other clinical data and patient symptoms. This test is intended for qualitative determination only. The numeric value of the final result above the cutoff is not indicative of the amount of EBV-VCA antibody. Causes for Rejection: Hemolysis; lipemia; grossly icteric, visible particulate matter; gross bacterial contamination

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