Geisinger Medical Laboratories/Geisinger Proven Diagnostics Test Catalog

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EBV ANTIBODY PROFILE

ORDERING INFORMATION:
Geisinger Epic Procedure Code: LAB2228         Geisinger Epic ID: 14930

SPECIMEN COLLECTION
Specimen type:
Serum
Preferred collection container:
Alternate Collection Container:
6 mL red-top (plain, non-serum separator) tube
Specimen required:
0.5 mL aliquot serum; minimum 0.2 mL

SPECIMEN PROCESSING
Specimen processing instructions:
Allow to clot. Centrifuge and submit 0.5 mL aliquot serum. 
Transport temperature:
Refrigerated (preferred). Room temperature (stable 8 hours) or frozen specimen also acceptable.
Specimen stability:
Room temperature: 8 hours. 2-8°C: 96 hours. Frozen: 6 months
Rejection criteria:
Specimen stability exceeded; specimen grossly hemolyzed.

TEST DETAILS
Reference interval:
See individual member listings.
CPT code(s):
86664, 86665 X2
Note: The billing party has sole responsibility for CPT coding.  Any questions regarding coding should be directed to the payer being billed.  The CPT codes provided by GML are based on AMA guidelines and are for informational purposes only.
Test includes:
Epstein Barr Virus Antibody IgG, Epstein Barr Virus Antibody IgM, Epstein Barr Nuclear Antigen Antibody.
Methodology:
Chemiluminescence
Synonyms:
EB-Panel, Epstein-Barr virus antibody panel, EBP
Epstein Barr Panel, EBV Titer, EBV, EBV Serology, EBV Antibody
Epstein Barr Virus Antibodies, Serum
Clinical significance:
See individual antibody listings.
Doctoral Director(s:)
Hoi-Ying Elsie Yu, PhD, DABCC
Stacy Kenyon, PhD, DABCC
   
Review Date: 11/22/2020

Performing Locations

Geisinger Medical Center

Performing laboratory: Immunology
Technical Lead: Kathy Hurst
Frequency: Five days per week, 1st shift.
Performed stat? No
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