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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 (if Qualitative); 87799 (if Quantitative reported)