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EBVEA
EPSTEIN-BARR VIRUS (EBV) EARLY ANTIGEN (EA) IGG, SERUM

Test Code EBVEA 
Test EPSTEIN-BARR VIRUS (EBV) EARLY ANTIGEN (EA) IGG, SERUM 
Methodology Enzyme-Linked Immunosorbent Assay (ELISA) 
Description Useful for detecting IgG antibodies to both diffuse and restricted early antigens of Epstein-Barr Virus (EBV).
Specimen Draw blood in a plain red-top or serum gel tube. Spin down and send 1.0 mL (minimum: 0.5 mL) of serum refrigerated in a screw-capped, plastic vial. If specimen will not arrive within 2 days of draw, send specimen FROZEN in plastic vial on dry ice. 
Reference Values EBV - EA (IGG) Negative 
Analytic Time 1 Day 
Day(s) Test Set Up Monday, Wednesday, Friday 
CPT Code(s) 86663