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Epstein-Barr Virus Antibody Panel II
0050602
Ordering Recommendation

Aids in determining past or present Epstein-Barr virus (EBV) infection as well as susceptibility to future EBV infection. May be used in conjunction with EBV nuclear antigen to diagnose primary EBV infectious mononucleosis.

Mnemonic
EBV PAN 2
Methodology
Semi-Quantitative Chemiluminescent Immunoassay
Performed
Mon-Sun
Reported
1-2 days
New York DOH Approval Status
This test is New York DOH approved.
Submit With Order
ARUP Consult®
Disease Topics
Specimen Required
Patient Preparation
 
Collect
Serum separator tube.  
Specimen Preparation
Separate serum from cells ASAP or within 2 hours of collection. Transfer 2 mL serum to an ARUP Standard Transport Tube. (Min: 0.5 mL) Parallel testing is preferred and convalescent specimens must be received within 30 days from receipt of the acute specimens. Mark specimen plainly as "acute" or "convalescent."  
Storage/Transport Temperature
Refrigerated.  
Unacceptable Conditions
Plasma. Tissue or urine. Contaminated, grossly hemolyzed, or heat-inactivated specimens.  
Remarks
 
Stability
After separation from cells: Ambient: 48 hours; Refrigerated: 2 weeks; Frozen: 1 year (avoid repeated freeze/thaw cycles)  
Reference Interval
Test Number
Components
Reference Interval
0050235Epstein-Barr Virus Antibody to Viral Capsid Antigen, IgGEffective February 19, 2013

17.9 U/mL or less: Not Detected
18.0-21.9 U/mL:  Indeterminate.  Repeat testing in 10-14 days may be helpful.
22.0 U/mL or greater: Detected
0050240Epstein-Barr Virus Antibody to Viral Capsid Antigen, IgMEffective February 19, 2013

35.9 U/mL or less: Not Detected
36.0-43.9 U/mL: Indeterminate.  Repeat testing in 10-14 days may be helpful.
44.0 U/mL or greater: Detected

Interpretive Data


Note
CPT Code(s)
86665 x2
Components
Component Test Code*Component Chart NameLOINC
0050235EBV Antibody to Viral Capsid Antigen IgG5157-3
0050240EBV Antibody to Viral Capsid Antigen IgM5159-9
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Aliases
  • EBV Antibodies
  • EBV Antibody Panel II
  • EBV VCA-IgG Ab
  • EBV VCA-IgM Ab
  • Infectious Mononucleosis Antibody Panel
  • VCA (Viral Capsid Antigen) IgG and IgM