Epstein Barr Virus VCA IgG (EBV VCA IgG)
Overview of EBV VCA IgG
What is EBV VCA IgG?
Why is EBV VCA IgG done?
The EBV-VCA test is performed when symptoms of mononucleosis appear without a positive mononucleosis test, including:
• Sore throat
• Swollen lymph glands
The test is also performed in pregnant women showing symptoms similar to flu.
Preparation for EBV VCA IgG
- No special preparation required
Sample Type for EBV VCA IgG
Interpreting EBV VCA IgG results
A positive result in the VCA IgG test indicates a currently ongoing or a recent EBV infection.