Test Overview

Test Methodology


Test Usage

Rapid qualitative detection of Epstein-Barr virus DNA.

Reference Range*


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

Test Limitations

The diagnosis of EBV infection should not rely soley upon the result of the PCR assay; a positive result should be considered in conjunction with clinical presentation.

Test Details

Days Test Performed

Monday - Friday

Analytic Time

2 - 5 days

Soft Order Code




Laboratory Reference

Mayo LEBV (81239)

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Specimen Requirements

Normal Volume

0.5 mL CSF

Minimum Volume

0.3 mL CSF

Additional Information

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