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Epstein-Barr Virus DNA Quant

Order Code CH781
Turnaround Time 2 - 4 days
Specimen Requirements
Specimen Source
Whole blood, Plasma, Serum
Transport Container
(Specimen Container)

Whole blood collected in EDTA, ACD or PPT tube

Preferred Specimens
Whole blood
Minimum Volume (uL)
.5 mL
Collection Instructions
(Transport Temperature)
Transport Refrigerated (cold packs)
Specimen Stability
Temperature Period
Room temperature 48 hours
Refrigerated 8 days
Frozen Whole blood: Unacceptable All other specimens: 30 days
Reject Criteria

Heparin anticoagulant

Test Details
Real-Time PCR
Clinical Significance

Epstein-Barr Virus DNA, Quantitative, Real-Time PCR – Monitoring EBV DNA levels by quantitative PCR in patients at risk of EBVassociated lymphoproliferative disorders may allow timely recognition of virus reactivation and permit installment of antiviral treatment.

Reference Ranges

Not Detected