Epstein-Barr Virus DNA, Quantitative

Last Modified: 3/25/2019 2:19:24 PM


Medical Necessity Documentation:  
Client Notes:  
Patient Preparation:  
Specimen Requirements:

1.0 mL Plasma from a Lavender Top Tube - EDTA in a Plastic Vial

Collection Instructions:  
Transport & Storage: Temperature/Stability:  
Rejection Criteria: Frozen; hepatin anticoagulant
Reference Range: <200 copies/mL
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Test Comments:  
Methodology: Real-Time Polymerase Chain Reaction (RT-PCR)
Clinical Significance: Epstein-Barr Virus DNA, Real-Time PCR is useful in assessing active disease. Central nervous system infections can be diagnosed with CSF specimens
Documentation:  
Custom Panel: No

PRODUCTION SCHEDULE

Turn Around Time: 2 to 3 days
Days Performed: Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday
Sites Performed: Quest - Chantilly
PHL Test Code: EBVD
EPIC Test Code: LAB2926
Send Out Test Code: 14625
Alternate Test Names: EBV DNA, by PCR; EBV DNA, by PCR Ultraquant; EBV DNA, Quantitative
Included Tests:  
CPT Coding: 87799

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