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

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

Test sent to Viracor Eurofins.

Billing
CPT Code
87497
Fee Code
36121
NY State Approved
No