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Test Code BKVMM BK Virus, Molecular Detection, Quantitative, PCR, Urine

Additional Codes

MAYO Test ID

QBKU

EPIC Test ID

LAB1375

 

 

Reporting Name

BK Virus PCR, Quant, U

Useful For

A prospective and diagnostic marker for the development of BK virus nephropathy in renal transplant recipients

Method Name

Real-Time Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR)/DNA Probe Hybridization

Performing Laboratory

Mayo Medical Laboratories in Rochester

Specimen Type

Urine


Specimen Required


For optimal results, specimen should arrive within 48 hours of collection.

 

Container/Tube: Plastic, 10-mL urine tube (T068)

Specimen Volume: 1 mL

Collection Instructions:

1. Collect a random urine specimen.

2. No preservative.


Specimen Minimum Volume

0.3 mL

Specimen Stability Information

Specimen Type Temperature Time
Urine Refrigerated (preferred) 14 days
  Frozen  14 days

Reject Due To

Hemolysis

NA

Lipemia

NA

Icterus

NA

Other

NA

Reference Values

None detected

Day(s) and Time(s) Performed

Monday through Saturday; Varies

CPT Code Information

87799

LOINC Code Information

Test ID Test Order Name Order LOINC Value
QBKU BK Virus PCR, Quant, U 41480-5

 

Result ID Test Result Name Result LOINC Value
87859 BK Virus PCR, Quant, U 41480-5
30058 Copies/mL 48309-9

Analytic Time

2 days

Test Classification

This test was developed and its performance characteristics determined by Mayo Clinic in a manner consistent with CLIA requirements. This test has not been cleared or approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.