Overview of Epstein Barr Virus VCA IgG
Why Get Tested
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.
- No special preparation required
What Results of Epstein Barr Virus VCA IgG mean?
A positive result in the VCA IgG test indicates a currently ongoing or a recent EBV infection.