Days Set Up
Monday - Friday
Analytic Time

24 hours

MiChart Code
Epstein Barr Viral Capsid Antigen, IgG
Soft Order Code
EBVCG

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Synonyms

EBVCAG
EBVGE
EBV Viral Capsid Ag, IgG
EBVCG

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Test Overview

Test Methodology

Multiplex Flow Immunoassay

Test Usage

Support the diagnosis of EBV infection.

Reference Range

NEGATIVE: Indicates no detectable IgG antibody to EBV Viral Capsid Antigen; EQUIVOCAL: Presence or absence of IgG antibody to EBV Viral Capsid Antigen cannot be determined. Another specimen should be sent for analysis; POSITIVE: Indicates detectable levels of IgG antibody to EBV Viral Capsid Antigen.

* Reference ranges may change over time. Please refer to the original patient report when evaluating results.

Specimen Requirements

Collection Offsite

Collect specimen in SST tube. Centrifuge, aliquot serum into a plastic vial and refrigerate.

Yellow Top Tube
Normal Volume
0.5 mL serum
Minimum Volume
0.25 mL serum

Billing Information

CPT Code
86665
Pro Fee Code
 
LOINC
5157-3

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Quality that sets us apart

As the reference laboratory division of Michigan Medicine's Department of Pathology, MLabs shares the institution's commitment to applying established quality principles to clinical laboratory testing. Like other large organizations in complex, consequential fields, we rely on an established approach to monitor quality throughout the testing process.