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Cytomegalovirus quantitative PCR, plasma

Lab Section: 

Virology

 

Lab Location: 

Main Lab

Test ID: 

LAB913

 

Synonyms: 

CMV Viral Load Cytomegalovirus DNA PCR, Quantitative

Methodology: 

Real-Time TaqMan PCR

Schedule: 

Daily, Mon-Fri

Reported: 

1-3 days

Specimen Requirements: 

Collection: 3.0 mL Blood in a Lavender Top Tube.
Pediatric volume: 1.5 mL.

 

Notes: 

COBAS Ampliprep/ COBAS TaqMan CMV Test used. The quantitative range of this assay is 2.136 to 6.959 log10 copies/mL (137 to 9,100,000 copies/mL).

Reference Interval: 

Not detected

CPT Code(s): 

87497

Last Changed: 

11/20/2017 3:48 PM

Last Reviewed: 

11/20/2017 3:48 PM