CMV PCR, Quantitative

Molecular Diagnostics:DNA

Test ID/Workstation: CMVQN 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

Availability: Batch testing on Monday and Thursday

Methodology: Real-Time Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR)

Special Instructions: Centrifuge purple top tube promptly and send 1.0 mL (minimum 0.5 mL) plasma to DNA lab, refrigerated.

Lab/Phone: 330-543-8722

TAT: 1-3 days

Additional Info: Reference range:

Negative: No CMV DNA detected.

CPT Code: 87497

Synonyms: Cytomegalovirus DNA Quant; CMV DNA Quant

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