BK Virus PCR, Qualitative

Molecular Diagnostics:DNA

Test ID/Workstation: BKVPC DNA2

Specimen Type: Plasma, Urine, BAL

Tube Type: Purple top (EDTA) tube

Collection Volume: 2.5 mL EDTA, 1.0 mL (minimum 0.5 mL) urine or BAL

Cause for rejection: QNS

Storage: Refrigerated

Availability: Batch Testing on Monday and Thursday

Methodology: Real - Time Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR)

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

Lab/Phone: 330-543-8722

TAT: 1-3 days

Additional Info: Reference range- Negative: No BK Virus DNA detected

CPT Code: 87798

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