Ordering Recommendation

Use to detect Epstein-Barr virus in paraffin. Does not include interpretation.

Mnemonic
SO EBVP ISH
Methodology

In situ hybridization (ISH)

Performed

Mon-Fri

Reported

2-5 days

New York DOH Approval Status
This test is New York DOH approved.
Specimen Required
Patient Preparation
Collect

Tissue or cells.

Specimen Preparation

Formalin fix (10 percent neutral buffered formalin) and paraffin embed specimen (cells must be prepared into a cellblock). Protect paraffin block and/or slides from excessive heat. Transport tissue block or 6 unstained (3- to 5-micron thick sections), positively charged slides in a tissue transport kit (ARUP supply #47808). Available online through eSupply using ARUP Connect™ or contact ARUP Client Services at (800) 522-2787. (Min: 3 slides). If sending precut slides, do not oven bake.

Storage/Transport Temperature

Room temperature. Also acceptable: Refrigerated. Ship in cooled container during summer months.

Unacceptable Conditions

Specimens submitted with non-representative tissue type. Depleted specimens.

Remarks

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Stability

Ambient: Indefinitely; Refrigerated: Indefinitely; Frozen: Unacceptable

Reference Interval

Negative

Interpretive Data



Compliance Category
Note
Hotline History
N/A
CPT Codes

88365

Components
Component Test Code* Component Chart Name LOINC
3003246 EBV (EBER) by ISH
3003247 EBV ISH Reference Number
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Aliases
  • EBER
  • EBER ISH
  • EBV
  • EBV ISH
  • Epstein-Barr Virus
Epstein-Barr Virus (EBV) by In Situ Hybridization Stain Only