Days Set Up
Monday - Friday
Analytic Time

2 - 5 days

Soft Order Code
MMLR

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Test Overview

Test Methodology

PCR

Test Usage

Rapid qualitative detection of Epstein-Barr virus DNA.

Reference Range

Negative

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

Specimen Requirements

Collection

Place CSF or other body fluid in sterile tube or container. Refrigerate. The following specimen types are acceptable: body fluid, ocular (eye) fluid, spinal fluid (CSF), bronchial washing, bronchoalveolar lavage, nasopharyngeal aspirate or washing, sputum, tracheal aspirate, amniotic fluid, tissue, or bone marrow in lavender top (EDTA) tube.

Normal Volume
0.5 mL CSF
Minimum Volume
0.3 mL CSF

Billing Information

CPT Code
87798
Pro Fee Code
 
LOINC
 

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Our High Standard

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.