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Test Code:
094-50-0010

Order Name:
EBV (EBER), ISH

 
Useful For:
Detection of Epstein-Barr virus (EBV)-encoded RNA (EBER) in the diagnosis of EBV-associated conditions.
 
Methodology:
In Situ Hybridization (ISH)
 
AliasesName:
Epstein-Barr Virus by ISH
 
 
 
Test Code:
094-50-0010

Order Name:
EBV (EBER), ISH

 
Collection Specimen Or Container:
1. Tissue in 10% neutral buffered formalin or 
2. Paraffin embedded tissue block or
3. Unstained positively charged slides as least 2 slides
 
Specimen Testing Type:
1. Tissue in 10% neutral buffered formalin or 
2. Paraffin embedded tissue block or
3. Unstained positively charged slides as least 2 slides
 
Sub Mission Container:
1. Tissue in 10% neutral buffered formalin or 
2. Paraffin embedded tissue block or
3. Unstained positively charged slides as least 4 slides
 
Rejection Criteria:
Wet/ frozen tissue
Cytology smears
Non formalin fixed tissue  
Non paraffin embedded tissue
Non charged slides
 
Specimen Stabillity:
 
Specimen Type Temperature
Tissue 1. Room temperature for Tissue in  10% neutral buffered formalin (Breast tissue should be fixed in formalin for 6-48 hours, not to exceed 72 hours )
2. Room temperature for paraffin embedded tissue block and unstained slide
 
 
 
Test Code:
094-50-0010

Order Name:
EBV (EBER), ISH

 
Schedule:
Tested daily, at 07:00 am. -  06:00 pm.
 
Turnaround Time:
3 days
 
Performing Location:
Surgical Pathology, Laboratory Department,
Tel.14146
 
Specimen Retention Time:
10 years after final report
 
 
 
Test Code:
094-50-0010

Order Name:
EBV (EBER), ISH

 
 
Clinical Information:
Epstein-Barr virus (EBV) plays a pathogenic role in a variety of disease states, including infectious mononucleosis, nasopharyngeal carcinoma, Burkitt lymphoma, B-cell lymphomas in patients with congenital or acquired immunodeficiency, and some cases of classical Hodgkin lymphoma.
 
Clinical Reference:
1. https://www.mayocliniclabs.com/test-catalog/Clinical+and+Interpretive/70469
2. https://neogenomics.com/test-menu/eber
(Retrived 19 MAR 19)