Lab Test : Epstein Barr Early Antigen Ab Titer (EBEA)

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Alternate:Early Antigen; EA
Includes:An immunofluorescent test that detects antibodies to Epstein Barr early antigen.
Department:Virology
Phone:(937) 641-3907
SQ Code:EBEA
Available:Test batched and performed Monday, Wednesday, and Friday
Turnaround:1-4 days
Specimen:Blood
Volume:0.5 mL Blood

Minimum requirement - 50 ul serum
Container:Red top tube
Temperature:Room temperature
Rejection:N/A
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.
Method:Immunofluorescence (IF)
 

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