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Test Code EBVEAG Epstein-Barr Virus (EBV), IgG Antibody to Early Antigen, Serum

Additional Codes

 

MAYO Test ID

EBVE

EPIC Test ID

LAB654

 

Reporting Name

EBV EA IgG Ab, S

Useful For

A third-order test in the diagnosis of infectious mononucleosis, especially in situations when initial testing results (heterophile antibody test) are negative and follow-up testing (viral capsid antigen: VCA IgG, VCA IgM, and Epstein-Barr nuclear antigen) yields inconclusive results aiding in the diagnosis of type 2 or type 3 nasopharyngeal carcinoma

Method Name

Multiplex Flow Immunoassay

Performing Laboratory

Mayo Medical Laboratories in Rochester

Specimen Type

Serum


Specimen Required


Container/Tube:

Preferred: Serum gel

Acceptable: Red top

Specimen Volume: 1 mL


Specimen Minimum Volume

0.4 mL

Specimen Stability Information

Specimen Type Temperature Time
Serum Refrigerated (preferred) 14 days
  Frozen  14 days

Reject Due To

Hemolysis

Mild OK; Gross reject

Lipemia

Mild OK; Gross reject

Icterus

NA

Other

Heat-activated specimen

Reference Values

Negative

Day(s) and Time(s) Performed

Monday through Friday; 10 a.m.

CPT Code Information

86663

LOINC Code Information

Test ID Test Order Name Order LOINC Value
EBVE EBV EA IgG Ab, S 22295-0

 

Result ID Test Result Name Result LOINC Value
EBVE EBV EA IgG Ab, S 22295-0

Analytic Time

Same day/1 day

Test Classification

This test has been cleared or approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration and is used per manufacturer's instructions. Performance characteristics were verified by Mayo Clinic in a manner consistent with CLIA requirements.