Epstein Barr Virus (EBV) Antibodies to Viral Capsid
EBV-VCA Antibodies, IgM
Aid in the diagnosis of acute EBV infection (infectious mononucleosis)
Red-top tube or gel-barrier tube
Room temperature. Specimen is stable for two days at room temperature or refrigerated. For storage longer than two days, freeze the specimen.
Hemolysis; lipemia; grossly icteric; visible particulate matter; gross bacterial contamination