Epstein-Barr virus (EBV)

To help diagnose infectious mononucleosis (mono); to distinguish between an Epstein-Barr virus (EBV) infection and another illness with similar symptoms.

EBV Ab VCA, IgG

Optimal range: 0 - 17.9 U/mL

EBV-VCA, IgG is an antibody (protein) that is produced by the body in an immune response to an Epstein-Barr virus antigen.

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EBV Ab VCA, IgM

Optimal range: 0 - 35.9 U/mL

EBV-VCA, IgM is an antibody (protein) that is produced by the body in an immune response to an Epstein-Barr virus antigen.

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EBV Early Antigen Ab, IgG

Optimal range: 0 - 8.9 U/mL

EBV Nuclear Antigen Ab, IgG

Optimal range: 0 - 17.9 U/mL

The EBV (Epstein Barr) Nuclear Antigen Antibodies, IgG test looks for a type of antibody which the body typically develops in response to Epstein-Barr Virus.

EBNA antibodies usually appear 2-4 months after infection and persist for the life of the person.  This test is usually performed to establish a past infection with EBV.

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Epstein Barr Virus (EBNA) AB (IGG)

Optimal range: 0 - 0.9 index

The EBV (Epstein Barr) Nuclear Antigen Antibodies, IgG test looks for a type of antibody which the body typically develops in response to Epstein-Barr Virus.

EBNA antibodies usually appear 2-4 months after infection and persist for the life of the person.  This test is usually performed to establish a past infection with EBV.

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Epstein Barr Virus VCA AB (IGG)

Optimal range: 0 - 0.9 index

EBV-VCA, IgG is an antibody (protein) that is produced by the body in an immune response to an Epstein-Barr virus antigen.

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Epstein Barr Virus VCA AB (IGM)

Optimal range: 0 - 0.9 index

EBV-VCA, IgM is an antibody (protein) that is produced by the body in an immune response to an Epstein-Barr virus antigen.

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Monospot Heterophile antibody

Optimal range: 0 - 0 index

The mononuclear spot test or monospot test, a form of the heterophile antibody test, is a rapid test for infectious mononucleosis due to Epstein–Barr virus (EBV).

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