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Test ID LBOR0020 EBV DNA Quantitative by PCR

Specimen Type/Requirements

Lavender top (EDTA) tube -  Plasma (preferred) , Whole blood or Bone marrow
Gold top (Serum w/ gel) tube - Serum

Red top (Serum w/out gel) tube - Serum
CSF tube - CSF

 

Separate serum/plasma from cells within 2 hours of collection.

Indicate source on the specimen.

 

Test is not affected by hemolysis or lipemia. 

Specimen Volume

 

Preferred Volume   1.0 mL  
Minimum Volume   0.3 mL 

 

Stability/Transport

 

Room Temperature   48 hours    
Refrigerated   8 days   Preferred for transport  
Frozen   30 days  

** do NOT freeze whole blood or bone marrow  

 

Performed Test Frequency

Monday through Sunday

Methodology

Real-Time PCR

Performing Lab

Quest Chantilly

CPT

87799

Analytic Time

2 days

Interface Build Information

Reult Code Result Code Description  
6903 EBV DNA Quant by PCR