Epstein-Barr Virus DNA, Quantitative

Last Modified: 11/12/2019 8:09:32 AM


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

1.0 mL whole Blood in a Lavender Top Tube - EDTA

Collection Instructions:  
Minimum Volume: 0.5mL Whole Blood EDTA
Transport & Storage: Temperature/Stability: 48 hours Ambient
Rejection Criteria: Heparin anticoagulant • Frozen
Reference Range:
EBV DNA, QN PCR <200 copies/mL
EBV DNA, QN PCR <2.30 Log copies/mL
Critical Ranges:  
Test Comments:  
Methodology: Real-Time Polymerase Chain Reaction (RT-PCR)
Clinical Significance: Monitoring EBV DNA levels by quantitative PCR in patients at risk of EBV-associated lymphoproliferative disorders may allow timely recognition of virus reactivation and permit installment of antiviral treatment. This is a quantitative molecular test, with a linear range of 200-2,000,000 copies/mL.
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: 10186
Alternate Test Names: EBV DNA QT, PCR; EBV DNA, by PCR; EBV DNA, by PCR Ultraquant; EBV DNA, Quantitative
Included Tests:  
CPT Coding: 87799

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