BK VIRUS QUANTITATIVE PCR

Synonyms: Quantitative BK Virus PCR
Computer Code: (BKDQ)
Specimen Collection: 3 mL blood (yellow or lavender top tube) or 1 mL urine collected in a sterile container. Separate tube needed for this test.
Minimum Volume: 0.5-1 mL
Handling Instructions for Offsite Areas: Transport at room temperature within 24 hours of collection.
Reference Values: Less than 2.0 log copies/mL
Lab Code: MIC
Requisition: MOL DIAG
Test Frequency: 2/week
Routine TAT: 2-7 days
Stat TAT: N/A
CPT Code(s): 87799
LCD or NCD:
Methodology Used:
See Addendum XVII