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Test ID BLOD0490 Epstein-Barr Virus (EBV), IgG Antibody to Early Antigen, Serum

Reporting Name

EBV EA IgG Ab, S

Useful For

A third-order test in the diagnosis of infectious mononucleosis, especially in situations when initial testing results (heterophile antibody test) are negative and follow-up testing (viral capsid antigen: VCA IgG, VCA IgM, and Epstein-Barr nuclear antigen) yields inconclusive results aiding in the diagnosis of type 2 or type 3 nasopharyngeal carcinoma

Performing Laboratory

Mayo Medical Laboratories in Rochester

Specimen Type

Serum


Specimen Required


Container/Tube:

Preferred: Serum gel

Acceptable: Red top

Specimen Volume: 1 mL


Specimen Minimum Volume

0.4 mL

Specimen Stability Information

Specimen Type Temperature Time
Serum Refrigerated (preferred) 14 days
  Frozen  14 days

Reference Values

Negative

Day(s) and Time(s) Performed

Monday through Friday; 10 a.m.

Test Classification

This test has been cleared or approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration and is used per manufacturer's instructions. Performance characteristics were verified by Mayo Clinic in a manner consistent with CLIA requirements.

CPT Code Information

86663

LOINC Code Information

Test ID Test Order Name Order LOINC Value
EBVE EBV EA IgG Ab, S 22295-0

 

Result ID Test Result Name Result LOINC Value
EBVE EBV EA IgG Ab, S 22295-0

Analytic Time

Same day/1 day

Reject Due To

Hemolysis

Mild OK; Gross reject

Lipemia

Mild OK; Gross reject

Icterus

NA

Other

Heat-activated specimen

Method Name

Multiplex Flow Immunoassay