BK Virus PCR with Reflex to Quantitative PCR

Molecular Diagnostics:DNA

Test ID/Workstation: BKVPR DNA2

Specimen Type: Plasma, urine

Tube Type: Lavender top (EDTA) tube

Collection Volume: 1.5 mL (minimum 0.5 mL) blood or 0.5 mL urine

Storage: Refrigerated

Availability: Batch testing on Monday and Thursday

Methodology: Real-Time Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR)

Special Instructions: Centrifuge purple top promptly and send 1 mL (minimum 0.5 mL) of EDTA plasma, or urine, refrigerated

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: 87798

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