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8474: Epstein-Barr Virus Viral Capsid Antigen (VCA) Antibody (IgG) Print View
EBV VCA Ab (IgG) IA  < 18.00  U/mL 

PRIMARY
1 Serum 1 (0.5) mL   Frozen - 30 Day(s)/Refrigerated - 7 Day(s)/Room Temperature - 4 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-IgG is typically detectable at clinical presentation, and persists for life. Absence of VCA-IgG usually indicates the patient is susceptible to EBV infection.
Setup Schedule
Tuesday-Saturday

Reported (Analytical Time)
Next 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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