Laboratory Test Detail

Last Updated: May 21, 2019 @ 9:13 am

90310

JC Virus by PCR

Specimen:Collect:
  • One SST

Also Acceptable:
  • One Lavender (EDTA)
  • One Pink Top (EDTA)
  • One Red Top
  • CSF in One Sterile Specimen Container
  • Random Urine in One CSF in One Sterile Specimen Container
Submit:
  • 1 mL (Min:0.5 mL) Serum . Submit Frozen. Submit in a Standard Transport Tube.

Also Acceptable:
  • 1 mL (Min:0.5 mL) Plasma . Submit Frozen. Submit in a Standard Transport Tube.
  • 1 mL (Min:0.5 mL) Random Urine . Submit Frozen. Submit in a Standard Transport Tube.
  • 1 mL (Min:0.5 mL) CSF . Submit Frozen. Submit in a Standard Transport Tube.
Special Handling:
  • Specimen source required
Rejection Criteria:
  • Heparinized specimens
Stability:Ambient: 8 Hour(s); Refrigerated: 5 Day(s); Frozen: 1 Month(s); Incubated: Unacceptable
Methodology:
  • Qualitative Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR)
Performed:Monday, Wednesday, Friday
Reported:2-5 Day(s)
CPT Codes:
  • 87798
Interpretive Data:Please see report for interpretive data.
Components:
  • 90311 - JC VIRUS SOURCE
  • 90312 - JC VIRUS by PCR
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