Laboratory Test Detail

Last Updated: September 19, 2019 @ 9:13 am

91326

Culture, Cytomegalovirus

Specimen:Collect:
  • One Lavender (EDTA)

Also Acceptable:
  • Bronchoalveolar Lavage (BAL) in Sterile Specimen Container
  • Random Urine in Bronchoalveolar Lavage (BAL) in Sterile Specimen Container
  • Throat Swab in Viral Transport Media
  • Tissue in Throat Swab in Viral Transport Media
Submit:
  • 5 mL (Min:1 mL) Whole blood in Lavender (EDTA). Submit Refrigerated.

Also Acceptable:
  • Tissue in Viral Transport Media. Submit Refrigerated.
  • Throat Swab in Viral Transport Media. Submit Refrigerated.
  • 2 mL (Min:0.5 mL) Bronchoalveolar Lavage (BAL) in Sterile Specimen Container. Submit Refrigerated.
  • 2 mL (Min:0.5 mL) Random Urine in Sterile Specimen Container. Submit Refrigerated.
Special Handling:
  • State Source
  • Do not freeze.
    Please place each specimen in an individually sealed bag.
    For further information call Client Services at 1(800)700-6891.
Rejection Criteria:
  • CSF, rectal swabs, or stool
    Whole blood in viral transport media
    Calcium alginate, eSwab, dry, or wood swabs
Stability:Ambient: 2 Hour(s); Refrigerated: 3 Day(s); Frozen: Unacceptable; Incubated: Unacceptable
Methodology:
  • Cell Culture
  • Immunofluorescence
Performed:Sun-Sat
Reported:2-6 Day(s)
CPT Codes:
  • 87254
Interpretive Data:Please see report for interpretive data.
Components:
  • 93462 - CULTURE
  • 93463 - CMV SOURCE
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