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Epstein-Barr Virus Viral Capsid Antigen (VCA) Antibody (IgM) Blood Test

$62.25 $41.50
VCA-IgM is typically detectable at clinical presentation, then declines to undetectable levels within a month in young children and within 3 months in other individuals.Primary infection by EBV causes infectious mononucleosis, usually a self-limiting disease in children and young adults. Infection with EBV can cause lymphoproliferative disorders including tumors.
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  • Est. 4 days Turnaround

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Epstein-Barr Virus Viral Capsid Antigen (VCA) Antibody (IgM)
  • Test Code: 8426
  • CPT Code: 86665
  • Alternate Name: EBV Current Infection,VCA IgM,EBV Capsid Antibody IgM,EBV VCA IgM
  • Test Instructions : --

    Please do not exercise prior to testing. It is best that your blood is taken in a rested state.

  • Fasting: No
  • Methodology: Immunoassay (IA)
  • Results In: 4

    Note: Turn around times on results are an estimate and are not guaranteed. The lab may need additional time due to holidays, confirmation/repeat testing, etc. You can contact us to discuss when your results should be ready and we will contact the lab on your behalf immediately.

Measuring VCA-IgM levels for Epstein-Barr Virus
U/mL Interpretation
<36.00 Negative
36.00-43.99 Equivocal
>43.99 Positive
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