Days Set Up
Monday - Saturday
Analytic Time

1 - 3 days

MiChart Code
Epstein-Barr Virus DNA, Quant, Whole Blood (Sendout)
Soft Order Code
MQEBV

Test Updated:

Synonyms

EBV Viral Load, Blood
MQEBV

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Test Overview

Test Methodology

Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR)

Test Usage

A prospective and diagnostic marker for the development of posttransplant lymphoproliferative disorders (PTLD), especially in Epstein-Barr virus (EBV)-seronegative organ transplant recipients who receive anti-lymphocyte globulin for induction immunosuppression and OKT-3 treatment for early rejection.

Reference Range

None detected.

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

Specimen Requirements

Collection Offsite

Collect specimen in a lavender top (EDTA) tube. Refrigerate and send intact whole blood specimen; do not freeze.

Lavender Top Tube
Normal Volume
5 mL EDTA whole blood
Minimum Volume
0.25 mL EDTA whole blood

Billing Information

CPT Code
87799
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.