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8426: Epstein-Barr Virus Viral Capsid Antigen (VCA) Antibody (IgM) Print View
EBV VCA Ab (IgM) IA  < 36.00  U/mL 

PRIMARY
1 Serum 1 (0.5) mL   Room Temperature - 4 Day(s)/Frozen - 30 Day(s)/Refrigerated - 7 Day(s)  
ALTERNATE

Primary infection by EBV causes infectious mononucleosis, usually a self-limiting disease in children and young adults. Infection with EBV can cause lymphoproliferative disorders including tumors. VCA-IgM is typically detectable at clinical presentation, then declines to undetectable levels within a month in young children and within 3 months in other individuals.
Setup Schedule
Tuesday-Saturday

Reported (Analytical Time)
Same day

CPT Code
86665

The CPT codes provided are based on AMA guidelines and are for informational purposes only. CPT coding is the sole responsibility of the billing party. Please direct any questions regarding coding to the payer being billed.

Notes
Transport Container: Plastic transport vial. Transport Temperature: Room temperature






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