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EBV PCR

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This test is not performed routinely. Please contact Infectious Diseases for approval and advice if required.

Alternate names:
EBV NAD, Epstein Barr Virus NAD, Epstein-Barr virus PCR
Laboratory:
Referred Test
Test Code:
OPCR
Specimen types:
Blood
Cerebrospinal Fluid
Nasopharyngeal swab
Saliva
Container types:
EDTA
CSF
Viral Transport Media - Nasopharyngeal
Sterile Jar
EDTA
Collection Instructions:
Transport specimen at Room Temperature to lab

Please note that EBV PCR on an EDTA sample can only be performed on a sample tube which has NOT been used for other testing.  For this reason, this test cannot be added to previously collected samples.

Minimum Adult Volume:
0.2 mL
Frequency:
As required
Result Turnaround Time:
2-3 days
Laboratory Use Only
Laboratory Notes:

Contact VIDRL 9342 2628

External Laboratory:
Victorian Infectious Diseases Reference Laboratory (V.I.D.R.L)
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