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Test Code LEBVB Epstein-Barr Virus (EBV), Molecular Detection, PCR, Blood

Additional Codes


Powerchart: Epstein Barr Virus by RPCR

Epic: LAB2415 Epstein Barr Virus By PCR

MA Cerner: Epstein Barr Virus PCR, B

Useful For

Rapid qualitative detection of Epstein-Barr virus DNA in specimens for laboratory diagnosis of disease due to this virus

Reporting Name

Epstein-Barr Virus PCR, B

Specimen Type

Whole Blood EDTA

Specimen Required

Container/Tube: Lavender top (EDTA)

Specimen Volume: 1 mL

Forms: If not ordering electronically, complete, print, and send a Microbiology Test Request Form (T244) with the specimen (

Specimen Minimum Volume

0.3 mL

Specimen Stability Information

Specimen Type Temperature Time
Whole Blood EDTA Refrigerated (preferred) 7 days
  Frozen  7 days

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Reference Values


Day(s) and Time(s) Performed

Monday, Wednesday, Friday; 6 a.m.

Performing Laboratory

Mayo Medical Laboratories in Rochester

Test Classification

This test was developed using an analyte specific reagent. Its performance characteristics were determined by Mayo Clinic in a manner consistent with CLIA requirements. This test has not been cleared or approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.

CPT Code Information


LOINC Code Information

Test ID Test Order Name Order LOINC Value
LEBVB Epstein-Barr Virus PCR, B In Process


Result ID Test Result Name Result LOINC Value
36711 Epstein-Barr Virus PCR, B In Process

Method Name

Real-Time Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR)/DNA Probe Hybridization

(PCR is utilized pursuant to a license agreement with Roche Molecular Systems, Inc.)