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Cytomegalovirus antiviral resistance (Lab Approval Required)

Lab Section: 

Virology

 

Lab Location: 

Main Lab

Test ID: 

LAB8724

 

Methodology: 

Polymerase chain reaction/ sequencing

Schedule: 

Sent to ARUP

Reported: 

1-2 weeks

Specimen Requirements: 

Collect 6.0 mL Blood in a Lavender Top Tube.
Pediatric volume: 3 mL
Handling: Separate plasma from cells within 8 hours.

 

Notes: 

Suspect resistance if failure to respond after 2 weeks of therapeutic doses of intravenous ganciclovir therapy.

Reference Interval: 

See report

CPT Code(s): 

87910

Last Changed: 

9/1/2017 4:12:27 PM

Last Reviewed: 

9/1/2017 4:12:27 PM