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  • Cytomegalovirus (CMV) Quantitative Real-time PCR, Plasma

    Test Name:Cytomegalovirus (CMV) Quantitative Real-time PCR, Plasma
    Epic Order Code:LAB913  
    CPT Code:87497  
    Specimen(s) Type:Plasma, 2.0 mL
    Acceptable Container(s):
    Testing Schedule:Monday - Saturday
    Turn Around Time:STAT: NA  
     Routine: 2 - 4 days
    Collection Information:No special patient preparation required. Obtain by standard collection procedures.
    Transport Information:Deliver to lab immediately. All specimens must be signed into the laboratory.
    Reference Clients:If unable to deliver to the lab within 1 hour, centrifuge the specimen and remove plasma from the red cells. Store and transport at room temperature up to 96 hours. If longer storage is required, store and transport at -20° C.
    Causes for Rejection:Improperly labeled, incorrect container, contaminated, insufficent volume, incorrect/delay in transport.
    Reference Range:Not detected  
    Additional Information:CMV is an important pathogen in the transplant setting causing pneumonitis, colitis, hepatitis, CNS disease, neutropenia, and disseminated disease. Quantitative CMV DNA PCR can be used for early detection of CMV reactivation, primary infections, and monitoring response to treatment.