What is Epstein-Barr Virus (EBV) test?

Category: Procedures


Epstein-Barr virus (EBV) antibodies test may be ordered when a patient has symptoms suggesting mononucleosis; to help evaluate susceptibility to EBV infection; to distinguish between an EBV infection and another illness with similar symptoms.

Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

Side effects as an overall problem
Severity Evaluations
Severe 0
Moderate 0
Mild 0
None 1

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Epstein-Barr Virus (EBV) test

Side effect Patients
Excessive daytime sleepiness (somnolence) 1
Adherence Evaluations
Always 1
Usually 0
Sometimes 0
Never taken as prescribed 0
Burden Evaluations
Very hard to take 0
Somewhat hard to take 0
A little hard to take 0
Not at all hard to take 1
Cost per month
Cost per month Evaluations
$200+ 0
$100-199 0
$50-99 0
$25-49 0
< $25 1
Not specified 0
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There are no evaluations for Epstein-Barr Virus (EBV) test.