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Epstein-Barr Virus Viral Capsid Antigen IgG (EBV VCAG) Blood


​Ordering Requirements

​Specimen Requirements​

  • ​Serum
​Required Volume
  • ​Optimal Volume:  8 mL
  • Minimum Volume: 3 mL 
    (Submitting the minimum volume makes it impossible to repeat the test or perform confirmatory/reflex testing. In some situations, a minimum volume may require a second collection.)
  • Transport to laboratory immediately after collection
  • If transportation is delayed, spin (gel) or remove serum from cells (red) within six (6) hours of collection
  • Refrigerate serum up to 72 hours from time of collection and ship on cold pack
Grounds for Rejection​

Testing Information​ ​

Testing Site​
  • ​Virology Laboratory RUH
Results Reporting​
​Clinical Interpretation
Specimen Retention
​ ​Test Ordering Requirements
​Forms Required
Molecular Microbiology/Virology Requisition Form #101061


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Laboratory Controlled Document LSM-786 v2

Last Modified: Tuesday, June 1, 2021 |
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