|Alternate:||Early Antigen; EA|
|Includes:||An immunofluorescent test that detects antibodies to Epstein Barr early antigen.|
|Available:||Test batched and performed Monday, Wednesday, and Friday|
|Volume:||0.5 mL Blood
Minimum requirement - 50 ul serum
|Container:||Red top tube|
|Normal:||REFERENCE RANGES:>120 AU/mL is POSITIVE
100-120 AU/mL is EQUIVOCAL.
Less than 100 AU/mL is NEGATIVE.
|Uses:||Aids in the diagnosis of EB infection.|
|Limitations:||A negative titer does not necessarily rule out EB infection.|
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