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 Limitations

If a tissue is sent on saline or another fluid, Qualitative testing will be performed. Test code must be changed to an "SO", Viracor test # 5506

Test Details
Days Set Up
Monday - Saturday
Analytic Time

2 - 3 days

Soft Order Code
VCMVT
MiChart Code
VCMVT
Laboratory
Sendout
Reference Laboratory
Viracor Eurofins (#5505)
Section
Special Testing
Specimen Requirements
Collection Instructions

Place fresh tissue in a sterile, screw top container. Do not add water, saline or other fluid media to container. Send to Specimen Processing frozen.
Formalin fixed, paraffin embedded tissue will not be accepted.

Normal Volume
5 mg fresh tissue
Additional Information

Test performed by Viracor Eurofins

Billing
CPT Code
87497
Fee Code
36121
NY State Approved
No