Test Overview
Test Methodology

Real time PCR

Reference Range *

Not Detected

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

Test Details
Days Set Up
Monday - Saturday
Analytic Time

2 - 3 days

Soft Order Code
Reference Laboratory
Viracor 4516
Special Testing
Specimen Requirements
Collection Instructions

Collect specimen in lavender tube. Send intact whole blood (unspun) at room temperature. Specimen must be received by Viracor within 96 hours of collection. Do not spin and freeze for extended stability- test would then be performed in house in Microbiology if it cannot be sent to Viracor within 96 hours.

Alternate Specimen
None- whole blood is the only option for this test.
Normal Volume
2 mL EDTA whole blood
Minimum Volume
0.5 mL EDTA whole blood
Storage Temperature
Strict ambient- do not spin and freeze for longer stability- plasma EBV is performed in Michigan Medicine Microbiology lab.
Additional Information

Test sent to Viracor Eurofins.

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