Laboratory Test Detail

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Cytomegalovirus Antibodies, IgG / IgM

  • One SST

Also Acceptable:
  • One Red Top
  • 1 mL (Min:0.5 mL) Serum . Submit Refrigerated. Submit in a Standard Transport Tube.
Special Handling:
  • Avoid Repeated Freeze/Thaw Cycles
  • Separate from cells ASAP
Rejection Criteria:
  • Grossly Hemolyzed Samples
  • Grossly Lipemic Samples
  • Heat inactivated
  • Icteric specimen
  • Microbial Contamination
  • Particulate matter
Stability:Ambient: 8 Hour(s); Refrigerated: 2 Day(s); Frozen: 1 Month(s); Incubated: Unacceptable
  • Chemiluminescent Immunoassay
Reported:1-3 Day(s)
CPT Codes:
  • 86644
  • 86645
Interpretive Data:Please see report for interpretive data.

Cytomegalovirus Antibodies, IgG/IgM:
The results from this assay are not by themselves diagnostic, and should be considered in association with other clinical data and patient symptoms. Results from immunosuppressed patients should be interpreted with caution. If exposure to CMV is suspected despite a negative finding, a second sample should be collected and tested no less than one to two weeks later.

Cytomegalovirus Antibody Interpretation
No Infection Negative Negative
Acute Infection POS/Neg POSITIVE
Past Infection POSITIVE Negative

Please note: Reference range changed as of 8/14/2017.
  • 2382 - CMV, IgG
  • 2383 - CMV, IgM
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