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CMV PCR

Molecular Diagnostics : DNA

Test ID/Workstation :
CMVPC DNA2
Specimen Type:
Plasma, Amniotic fluid, BAL, Bronch wash, Urine, CSF, Stool, Body Fluids
Tube Type:
Purple top (EDTA) tube
Collection Volume:
2.5 mL blood, 0.5 mL body fluids (amniotic, resp., urine, CSF)
Cause for Rejection:
QNS
Storage:
Refrigerated
Availability:
Batch testing on Monday and Thursday
Methodology:
Real-Time Polymerase Chain Reaction
Special Instructions:
Centrifuge purple top tube promptly and send 1.0 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:
87496
Synonyms:
Cytomegalovirus DNA CMV DNA