CYTOMEGALOVIRUS QUANTITATION DNA BY PCR, PLASMA

Synonyms: CMV DNA Quant by PCR, Plasma
Computer Code: (CMVDQ )
Specimen Collection: 3 mL blood (lavender top tube). Pediatrics: 0.5 mL blood (lavender microtainer).
Minimum Volume: 0.5-1 mL
Handling Instructions for Offsite Areas: Maintain at room temperature. Transport within 24 hours.
Reference Values: Less than 200 IU/mL or 2.3 log IU/mL
Lab Code: MIC
Requisition: MOL DIAG 09 molecdiagicd9req.pdf#http://09 molecdiagicd9req
Test Frequency: 1/week
Routine TAT: positivity 24 hrs, quantification 1-2 weeks
Stat TAT: N/A
CPT Code(s): 87497
LCD or NCD:
Methodology Used:
See Addendum XVII