EPSTEIN BARR DNA, PCR

Synonyms: Epstein Barr Virus; EBV DNA PCR, CSF Epstein Barr Virus, PCR, Cerebrospinal Fluid; EBV, Real-Time PCR; EBV, Qualitative, PCR
Computer Code: (EBVD)
Specimen Collection: 0.5 mL CSF; 3 mL blood (lavender top tube).
Minimum Volume: 0.2 mL CSF, blood and Vitreous humor
Handling Instructions for Offsite Areas: Maintain at room temperature. Lab to receive within 24 hours: CSF and Vitreous humor: Freeze Lavendar: Centrifuge, remove plasma and freeze
Reference Values: Negative.
Lab Code: MIC
Requisition: MOL DIAG
Test Frequency: 2x/d M-F, 1x/d Sat, Sun & Holidays
Routine TAT: 4-24 hrs
Stat TAT: N/A
CPT Code(s): 87798
LCD or NCD:
Methodology Used:
See Addendum XVII