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

2 - 3 days

Soft Order Code
SO
MiChart Code
CMV DNA by PCR, Other Sources
Synonyms
  • CMV
Laboratory
Sendout
Reference Laboratory
Viracor
Section
Special Testing
Specimen Requirements
Collection Instructions

The following specimen types are acceptable: Amniotic Fluid, or Vitreous Fluid (2 mL in sterile tube, freeze), Bronchial Lavage (BAL) (2 mL in sterile tube, room temperature), Bone Marrow (1 - 2 mL in EDTA, room temperature), Stool (2 mL in sterile container, freeze), Tissue (moistened with saline, in sterile cup, freeze), and Urine (2 mL in sterile tube, room temperature).

Normal Volume
2 mL fluid
Minimum Volume
0.5 mL fluid
Additional Information

Test sent to Viracor Eurofins

Billing
CPT Code
87497
NY State Approved
No