Epstein-Barr Virus (EBV) Profile, Chronic, Active Infection

CPT: 86663; 86664; 86665
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Test Details


  • EBV
  • EBV, Chronic/Active Infection

Test Includes

EBV-EA, IgG (early antigen); EBV-EBNA, IgG (nuclear antigen); EBV-VCA, IgG (viral capsid antigen)


Confirm the diagnosis of chronic EBV disease


The results for this test are not by themselves diagnostic and 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 antibodies.


Chemiluminescent immunoassay (CLIA)

Reference Interval

See individual tests.

Specimen Requirements




2 mL

Minimum Volume

1 mL


Red-top tube or gel-barrier tube

Storage Instructions

Refrigerate. Specimen is stable for two days at room temperature or refrigerated. For storage longer than two days, freeze the specimen.

Causes for Rejection

Hemolysis; lipemia; grossly icteric; visible particulate matter; gross bacterial contamination


Order Code Order Code Name Order Loinc Result Code Result Code Name UofM Result LOINC
010280 EBV, Chronic/Active Infection 096252 EBV Early Antigen Ab, IgG U/mL 24007-7
010280 EBV, Chronic/Active Infection 096235 EBV Ab VCA, IgG U/mL 5157-3
010280 EBV, Chronic/Active Infection 010276 EBV Nuclear Antigen Ab, IgG U/mL 30083-0
010280 EBV, Chronic/Active Infection 169992 Interpretation: 8251-1

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