Infectious Disease Laboratories:DNA

Test ID/Workstation: CMVPC DNA2

Specimen Type: Plasma, Amniotic fluid, BAL, Bronch wash, Urine, CSF, Stool, Body Fluids

Tube Type: Purple top (EDTA) tube

Collection Volume: 2.5 mL blood, 0.5 mL body fluids (amniotic, resp., urine, CSF)

Cause for rejection: QNS

Storage: Refrigerated

Availability: Batch testing on Monday and Thursday

Methodology: Real-Time Polymerase Chain Reaction

Special Instructions: Centrifuge purple top tube promptly and send 1.0 mL plasma to DNA lab, refrigerated.

For Outpatients, test should only be drawn in outpatient locations within a Hospital (Akron or Beeghly)

Lab/Phone: 330-543-8722

TAT: 1-3 days

Additional Info: Reference Range:

Negative: No CMV DNA detected

CPT Code: 87496

Synonyms: Cytomegalovirus DNA


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