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Cytomegalovirus by PCR, CSF

Lab Section: 

Virology

 

Lab Location: 

Main Lab

Test ID: 

LAB2869

 

Synonyms: 

CMV PCR, CSF

Methodology: 

Real-Time TaqMan PCR

Schedule: 

Daily, Mon-Sat

Reported: 

1-3 days

Specimen Requirements: 

Collection: 1.0 mL Collect CSF in sterile tube.
CSF Tube 4 also acceptable.
Pediatric volume: 0.5 mL.
Transport: CSF specimens must be promptly delivered to the laboratory.

 

Reference Interval: 

Not Detected

CPT Code(s): 

87496

Last Changed: 

10/26/2016 15:45:51

Last Reviewed: 

8/22/2017 11:40:58 AM