EPSTEIN – BARR ANTIBODIES IGG/IGM
Why Get Tested?
To help diagnose infectious mononucleosis (mono); to distinguish between an Epstein-Barr virus (EBV) infection and another illness with similar symptoms; to help evaluate susceptibility to EBV.
When to Get Tested?
When you have symptoms of mono but a negative mono test; when a pregnant woman has flu-like symptoms; occasionally when an asymptomatic person has been exposed to someone with mono; or possibly as a means to check immune system function.
A blood sample drawn from a vein in your arm.
Test Preparation Needed?