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CMV PCR with Reflex to Quantitative PCR

Molecular Diagnostics : DNA

Test ID/Workstation :
CMVPR DNA2
Specimen Type:
Plasma, Amniotic Fluid
Tube Type:
Purple top (EDTA) tube
Collection Volume:
2.5 mL blood, 0.5 mL amniotic fluid
Cause for Rejection:
QNS
Storage:
Refrigerated
Methodology:
Real-time Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR)
Special Instructions:
Centrifuge purple top tube promptly and send 1.0 mL (minimum 0.5 mL) plasma or amniotic fluid, 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:
If positive, Qualitative test will be cancelled and Quantitative test will be ordered and resulted.
CPT Code:
87496
Synonyms:
Cytomegalovirus DNA