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Stratify JCV Ab (w/index) w/refl to inhibition assay

Lab Section: 

Sendout Reference

 

Lab Location: 

Sendout

Reference Lab: 

Quest

 

Test ID: 

LAB7194

 

Methodology: 

Immunoassay (IA)

Schedule: 

Tues-Sat

Reported: 

7 days

Specimen Requirements: 

Collection: 3.0 mL Blood in a Red Top Tube.
Gold Top Tube also acceptable.
Pediatric volume: 1 mL.
Plasma collected in: EDTA (lavender-top) tube
Transport: Room temperature.
Stability: Room temperature: 7 days Refrigerated: 14 days Frozen: 90 days

 

Notes: 

Clinical Indications: The JC Virus (JCV) is associated with progressive multifocal leukoencephalopathy (PML). Detection of antibodies to JCV in serum or plasma is a reliable indicator of exposure to JCV. The analytical performance characteristics were determined for multiple sclerosis patients.

Performing laboratory: Quest Diagnostics Infectious Disease, Inc. 33608 Ortega Highway, Bldg B-West Wing San Juan Capistrano, CA 92675-2042

Reference Interval: 

See patient report or consult reference laboratory website.

 http://www.questdiagnostics.com/testcenter/TestDetail.action?tabName=OrderingInfo&ntc=91665

CPT Code(s): 

86711

Last Changed: 

8/23/2017 10:09:18 PM

Last Reviewed: 

8/23/2017 10:09:27 PM