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CMV PCR, Quantitative

Molecular Diagnostics : DNA

Test ID/Workstation :
CMVQN DNA2
Specimen Type:
Plasma
Tube Type:
Purple top (EDTA) tube
Collection Volume:
2.5 mL blood
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. For Outpatients, test should only be drawn in outpatient locations within a Hospital (Akron or Beeghly).
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