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Epstein-Barr Virus Antibodies to Viral Capsid Antigen (VCA) IgG and IgM Test

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The Epstein-Barr Virus Antibodies to Viral Capsid Antigen (VCA) IgG and IgM Test is a diagnostic tool used to detect the presence of antibodies produced in response to an infection by the Epstein-Barr virus (EBV), a virus that can cause infectious mononucleosis and is associated with several types of cancer. This test specifically looks for two types of antibodies: Immunoglobulin G (IgG) and Immunoglobulin M (IgM).

IgM antibodies typically indicate a recent or acute infection with EBV, as they are the first type of antibody to be produced by the immune system in response to an infection. IgG antibodies, on the other hand, develop more slowly and can indicate a past infection or a reactivated infection, as they remain in the body for life.

The test is particularly useful for healthcare providers to diagnose EBV infections and to differentiate between acute, past, or reactivated infections based on the presence and levels of these antibodies. Understanding the type of infection can help in managing symptoms and preventing complications.

In the UAE, this test is available at DNA Labs, a reputable facility known for its advanced diagnostic services. The cost of the Epstein-Barr Virus Antibodies to Viral Capsid Antigen (VCA) IgG and IgM Test at DNA Labs UAE is 700 AED. Patients looking to undergo this test can expect a professional service with accurate and reliable results, aiding in the effective diagnosis and management of EBV-related conditions.

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EPSTEIN BARR VIRUS ANTIBODIES TO VIRAL CAPSID ANTIGEN VCA IgG and IgM Test

At DNA Labs UAE, we offer the EPSTEIN BARR VIRUS ANTIBODIES TO VIRAL CAPSID ANTIGEN VCA IgG and IgM Test at a cost of AED 700.0.

Test Details

The EPSTEIN BARR VIRUS ANTIBODIES TO VIRAL CAPSID ANTIGEN VCA IgG and IgM Test is a blood test used to detect antibodies produced by the body in response to the Epstein-Barr virus (EBV). EBV is a common virus that causes infectious mononucleosis (mono) and is also associated with various other conditions, including certain types of cancer.

The test measures the levels of IgG and IgM antibodies specific to the viral capsid antigen of the EBV. IgG antibodies are produced later during the infection and remain in the body long-term, indicating a past or previous infection. IgM antibodies, on the other hand, are produced earlier in the infection and indicate a current or recent infection.

A positive IgG test result suggests that a person has been exposed to EBV in the past, while a positive IgM test result suggests a current or recent infection. A negative result for both IgG and IgM antibodies indicates no current or past infection.

It’s important to note that the presence of antibodies does not necessarily mean that a person is currently experiencing symptoms or is contagious. The test is primarily used to determine if a person has been exposed to EBV or to confirm a suspected diagnosis of mono.

Test Components and Price

– Test Name: EPSTEIN BARR VIRUS ANTIBODIES TO VIRAL CAPSID ANTIGEN VCA IgG and IgM Test

– Components: IgG and IgM antibodies specific to the viral capsid antigen of the EBV

– Price: AED 700.0

Sample Condition and Report Delivery

– Sample Condition: 2 mL (1 mL min.) serum from 1 SST. Ship refrigerated or frozen.

– Report Delivery: Sample Sat by 9 am; Report Same day

Method and Test Type

– Method: Enzyme Immunoassay

– Test Type: Infections

Doctor and Test Department

– Doctor: Physician

– Test Department: DNA Labs UAE

Pre Test Information

– No special preparation required

Test Name EPSTEIN BARR VIRUS ANTIBODIES TO VIRAL CAPSID ANTIGEN VCA IgG and IgM Test
Components
Price 700.0 AED
Sample Condition 2 mL (1 mL min.) serum from 1 SST. Ship refrigeratedor frozen.
Report Delivery SampleSat by 9 am; Report Same day
Method Enzyme Immunoassay
Test type Infections
Doctor Physician
Test Department:
Pre Test Information No special preparation required
Test Details

The Epstein-Barr Virus Antibodies to Viral Capsid Antigen (VCA) IgG and IgM test is a blood test used to detect antibodies produced by the body in response to the Epstein-Barr virus (EBV). EBV is a common virus that causes infectious mononucleosis (mono) and is also associated with various other conditions, including certain types of cancer.

The test measures the levels of IgG and IgM antibodies specific to the viral capsid antigen of the EBV. IgG antibodies are produced later during the infection and remain in the body long-term, indicating a past or previous infection. IgM antibodies, on the other hand, are produced earlier in the infection and indicate a current or recent infection.

A positive IgG test result suggests that a person has been exposed to EBV in the past, while a positive IgM test result suggests a current or recent infection. A negative result for both IgG and IgM antibodies indicates no current or past infection.

It’s important to note that the presence of antibodies does not necessarily mean that a person is currently experiencing symptoms or is contagious. The test is primarily used to determine if a person has been exposed to EBV or to confirm a suspected diagnosis of mono.