CMV PCR with Reflex to Quantitative PCR

Molecular Diagnostics:DNA

Test ID/Workstation: CMVPR DNA2

Specimen Type: Plasma, Amniotic Fluid

Tube Type: Purple top (EDTA) tube

Collection Volume: 2.5 mL blood, 0.5 mL amniotic fluid

Cause for rejection: QNS

Storage: Refrigerated

Methodology: Real-time Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR)

Special Instructions: Centrifuge purple top tube promptly and send 1.0 mL (minimum 0.5 mL) plasma or amniotic fluid, 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: If positive, Qualitative test will be cancelled and Quantitative test will be ordered and resulted.

CPT Code: 87496

Synonyms: Cytomegalovirus DNA

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