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ID:710 EBV serology
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DescriptionAntibodies to several antigen complexes may be measured. These antigens are the viral capsid antigen, the early antigen, and the EBV nuclear antigen (EBNA). In addition, differentiation of immunoglobulin G and M subclasses to the viral capsid antigen can often be helpful for confirmation.IgM to the viral capsid antigen appears early in infection and disappears within 4 to 6 weeks. IgG to the viral capsid antigen appears in the acute phase, peaks at 2 to 4 weeks after onset, declines slightly, and then persists for life. IgG to the early antigen appears in the acute phase and generally falls to undetectable levels after 3 to 6 months.
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Concurrent Testsna
Dietary Requirementsna

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IP Acute TAT5 days
IP Routine TAT5 days
GP Acute TAT5 days
GP Routine TAT5 days
Turnround CommentResults may be available considerably earlier than stated turnaround time.
Originally edited by : D Bennett. Last edited on 04/07/2017 10:59:14. Published By K Roberts on 04/07/2016 10:59:13.