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Test ID BLOD1246 JC Polyoma Virus DNA, Qualitative PCR

Specimen Type/Requirements

Lavender top (EDTA) tube -  Plasma (preferred)
Gold top (Serum w/ gel) tube - Serum

Red top (Serum w/out gel) tube - Serum

 

Separate plasma/serum from cells within 1 hour of collection.

 

Avoid repeated freezing and thawing of specimen.

 

This test requires it's own frozen aliquot.

 

Test is not affected by hemolysis or lipemia. 

Specimen Volume

 

Preferred Volume   0.7 mL  
Minimum Volume   0.3 mL 

 

Stability/Transport

 

Room Temperature   48 hours    
Refrigerated   7 days    
Frozen   30 days   Preferred for transport  

 

Performed Test Frequency

Monday through Sunday

Methodology

Real-Time PCR

Performing Lab

Quest Chantilly

CPT

87798

Analytic Time

1 day

Interface Build Information

Result Code Result Code Description
12844 Source
12845 JC Polyoma Virus DNA, QL