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EBV DNA quantitation

Category Virology
Test background

A nucleic acid amplification test for the quantitation of Epstein-Barr virus (EBV) DNA in plasma. This assay can quantify EBV DNA between 35 IU/mL and 1E+08 IU/mL.

Clinical Indications

Determine degree of EBV replication. Particularly useful as a predictor for lymphoproliferative disease (PTLD) in post-transplant patients.

Reference range


Sample & container required EDTA Blood (pink top)
Sample volume 2 mL
Turnaround time 4 working days

The lab is awaiting UKAS accreditation due to a change in assay platform.