Test Overview
Test Methodology

Real time PCR

Test Usage

Early detection of CMV reactivation, primary infections, and monitoring response to treatment.

Reference Range *

Not Detected.

Test Details
Days Set Up
Monday - Saturday
Analytic Time

24 hours

Soft Order Code
VCMVC
MiChart Code
CMV DNA by PCR, CSF
Synonyms
  • CMV DNA by PCR
  • CMV
Laboratory
Sendout
Reference Laboratory
Viracor Eurofins 5503
Section
Special Testing
Specimen Requirements
Collection Instructions

Collect specimen in a sterile tube or cup. Send to Specimen Processing frozen

Normal Volume
2 mL fluid
Minimum Volume
0.5 mL fluid
Rejection Criteria
Whole blood, trap containers, or specimens exceeding 96 hours at ambient temperature.
Additional Information

Test sent to Viracor Eurofins.

Billing
CPT Code
87497
Fee Code
36121
NY State Approved
No