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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 (minimum 0.5 mL) blood or 0.5 mL urine or 0.5 mL 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