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
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