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Cytomegalovirus by PCR

Lab Section: 

Virology

 

 

Lab Location: 

Main Lab

 

Test ID: 

LAB8465

 

Methodology: 

Real-Time TaqMan PCR

Schedule: 

Daily, Sun-Fri

Reported: 

1-2 days

Specimen Requirements

BAL:1.0 mL (0.5 mL minimum) of BAL submitted in a sterile container

Ocular Fluid: 0.5 mL (0.2 mL minimum) of aqueous or vitreous humor submitted in a sterile container

Amniotic Fluid: 1.0 mL (0.5 mL minimum) of fluid submitted in a sterile container

Urine: 1.0 mL (0.5 mL minimum) of urine submitted in a sterile container

Saliva: Swab of interior cheek submitted in viral transport media, or insert swab under tongue until soaked in saliva.
Tissue: Submit biopsy/tissue in viral transport media

 

Reference Interval: 

Not detected

CPT Code(s): 

87496

Last Changed: 

8/25/2017 9:56:06 AM

Last Reviewed: 

8/25/2017 9:56:06 AM