Epstein Barr Virus (EBNA) - confirmation
Collection container (including preservatives):
6mL clotted blood tube
Specimen type: Venous Blood
Collection: 6mL blood tube
Specimen transport: Ambient temperature via
porter, courier, Royal Mail or DX compliant with IATA packing
Minimum volume of sample: 2 mL
Special precautions: If processing is delayed,
refrigeration is preferable to storage at ambient temperature.
Delays of over 48hr are undesirable.
Measurement units: U/mL
Turnaround time: 3 days
Clinical decision points: Not applicable
Factors known to significantly affect the