Epstein-Barr Virus (EBV) Antibodies to Early Antigen Profile, Quantitative

CPT: 86663(x2)
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Test Details

Synonyms

  • EBV-EA
  • EBV-EA Antibody Profile, Quantitative

Test Includes

Anti-D (diffuse); anti-R (restricted)

Use

Aid in the diagnosis of Epstein-Barr associated with Burkett's lymphoma and undifferentiated nasopharyngeal carcinoma. This assay is not intended as a screen for acute or chronic EBV infections. For the differentiation of acute, chronic, or reactivated infections, order Epstein-Barr Virus (EBV) Acute Infection Antibodies Profile [216655].

Methodology

Indirect fluorescent antibody (IFA)

Reference Interval

Negative: <1:20

Specimen Requirements

Specimen

Serum

Volume

0.4 mL

Minimum Volume

0.2 mL

Container

Red-top tube or gel-barrier tube

Storage Instructions

Refrigerate

Causes for Rejection

Hemolysis; lipemia; gross bacterial contamination

LOINC® Map

Order Code Order Code Name Order Loinc Result Code Result Code Name UofM Result LOINC
160739 EBV Early Antigen Ab Prof, Qn 160648 Epstein-Barr Anti-Diffuse 13236-5
160739 EBV Early Antigen Ab Prof, Qn 160655 Epstein-Barr Anti R/D 14083-0

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