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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 




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


Real-Time PCR

Performing Lab

Quest Chantilly



Analytic Time

2 days

Interface Build Information

Reult Code Result Code Description  
6903 EBV DNA Quant by PCR