EBVE - Overview: Epstein-Barr Virus (EBV), IgG Antibody to Early Antigen, Serum

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Test ID: EBVE    
Epstein-Barr Virus (EBV), IgG Antibody to Early Antigen, Serum

Useful For Suggests clinical disorders or settings where the test may be helpful

A third-order test in the diagnosis of infectious mononucleosis, especially in situations when initial testing results (heterophile antibody test) are negative and follow-up testing (viral capsid antigen: VCA IgG, VCA IgM, and Epstein-Barr nuclear antigen) yields inconclusive results aiding in the diagnosis of type 2 or type 3 nasopharyngeal carcinoma

Method Name A short description of the method used to perform the test

Multiplex Flow Immunoassay

NY State Approved Indicates the status of NY State approval and if the test is orderable for NY State clients.


Reporting Name A shorter/abbreviated version of the Published Name for a test; an abbreviated test name


Aliases Lists additional common names for a test, as an aid in searching

E. B. Virus (Early Antigen)
EA (Early Antigen)
Early Antigen
Epstein Barr Virus Early Ag Ab
Epstein-Barr Virus (EBV) Early Antigen
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