Laboratory Test Detail

Last Updated: January 15, 2019 @ 10:13 am

91495

Cytomegalovirus, Quantitative by PCR

Specimen:Collect:
  • One Lavender (EDTA)

Also Acceptable:
  • One Pink Top (EDTA)
  • Bronchoalveolar Lavage (BAL) in Sterile Specimen Container
Submit:
  • 1 mL (Min:1 mL) Plasma . Submit Frozen.

Also Acceptable:
  • 1 mL (Min:0.5 mL) Bronchoalveolar Lavage (BAL) in Sterile Specimen Container. Submit Frozen.
  • 1 mL (Min:0.5 mL) Whole blood in Lavender (EDTA). Submit Refrigerated.
  • 1 mL (Min:0.5 mL) Whole blood in Pink Top (EDTA). Submit Refrigerated.
Special Handling:
  • Stability (collection to initiation of testing): Plasma: Ambient: 24 hours; Refrigerated: 5 days; Frozen: 1 year
    Whole blood: Ambient: 7 days; Refrigerated: 7 days; Frozen: Unacceptable
    BAL: Ambient: 24 hours; Refrigerated: 5 days; Frozen: 3 months
Rejection Criteria:
  • Hemolyzed specimens
  • Serum
Stability:Ambient: 1 Day(s); Refrigerated: 5 Day(s); Frozen: 12 Month(s); Incubated: Unacceptable
Methodology:
  • Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR)
Performed:Sun-Sat
Reported:2-5 Day(s)
CPT Codes:
  • 87497
Interpretive Data:Please see report for interpretive data.
Components:
  • 91699 - CMV SOURCE
  • 91567 - CMV QUANT
  • 91496 - CMV QUANT
  • 91676 - CMV QUANT
  • 91678 - CMV QUANT
  • 91497 - CMV INTERP
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