Sign in →

Test Code CMVPRM Cytomegalovirus (CMV), Molecular Detection, PCR

Additional Codes

MAYO Test ID

LCMV

EPIC Test ID

LAB2364

 

 

Reporting Name

Cytomegalovirus PCR

Useful For

Rapid qualitative detection of cytomegalovirus (CMV) DNA

 

This test is not intended for the monitoring of cytomegalovirus (CMV) disease progression.

Method Name

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

Performing Laboratory

Mayo Medical Laboratories in Rochester

Specimen Type

Varies
St. Lukes Hospital Cedar Rapids Note:

This test is NOT for testing of blood. See Mayo CMVQU.


Advisory Information


For plasma specimens order CMVQU / Cytomegalovirus DNA Detection and Quantification, Plasma.



Necessary Information


Specimen source is required.



Specimen Required


Submit only 1 of the following specimens:

 

Supplies: Aliquot Tube, 5 mL (T465)

Specimen Type: Fluid

Sources: Spinal, pleural, peritoneal, ascites, pericardial, amniotic, or ocular

Container/Tube:

Preferred: 12 x 75-mm screw cap vial (T465)

Acceptable: Sterile Container

Specimen Volume: 0.5 mL

Collection Instructions: Do not centrifuge.

 

Supplies: Aliquot Tube, 5 mL (T465)

Specimen Type: Fluid

Sources: Respiratory; bronchial washing, bronchoalveolar lavage, nasopharyngeal aspirate or washing, sputum, or tracheal aspirate

Container/Tube:

Preferred: 12 x 75-mm screw cap vial (T465)

Acceptable: Sterile container

Specimen Volume: 1.5 mL

 

Supplies:

Culturette (BBL Culture Swab) (T092)

M5 Media (T484)

Specimen Type: Swab

Sources: Genital; cervix, vagina, urethra, anal/rectal, or other genital sources

Container/Tube: BBL CultureSwab (T092) or multimicrobe media (M5) (T484)

Collection Instructions: Place swab into multimicrobe media (M5) (T484) or other viral transport media.

 

Supplies:

Culturette (BBL Culture Swab) (T092)

M5 Media (T484)

Specimen Type: Swab

Sources: Miscellaneous; dermal, eye, nasal, saliva, or throat

Container/Tube: BBL CultureSwab (T092) or multimicrobe media (M5) (T484)

Collection Instructions: Place swab into multimicrobe media (M5) (T484) or other viral transport media.

 

Supplies: M5 Media (T484)

Specimen Type: Tissue

Sources: Brain, colon, kidney, liver, lung, etc.

Container/Tube: Sterile container with 1 to 2 mL of sterile saline, multi-microbe media (M5) (T484), or other viral transport media

Specimen Volume: Entire collection

Collection Instructions: Submit only fresh tissue in multi-microbe media (M5) (T484) or a sterile container with 1 to 2 mL sterile saline

 

Specimen Type: Urine

Container/Tube: Sterile container

Specimen Volume: 1 mL

Collection Instructions: Collect a random urine specimen.

 

Specimen Type: Bone marrow

Container/Tube: Lavender top (EDTA)

Specimen Volume: 0.5 mL


Specimen Minimum Volume

Body Fluid, Ocular Fluid, Spinal Fluid, or Urine: 0.3 mL; Respiratory Specimens: 1 mL; Tissue: 2 × 2-mm biopsy

Specimen Stability Information

Specimen Type Temperature Time
Varies Refrigerated (preferred) 7 days
  Frozen  7 days

Reject Due To

Hemolysis

NA

Lipemia

NA

Icterus

NA

Other

Calcium alginate-tipped swab, wood swab, or transport swab containing gel; blood, serum, stool, paraffin blocks, or breast milk

Reference Values

Negative

Day(s) and Time(s) Performed

Monday through Saturday; 6 p.m.; Sunday: 1 p.m.

CPT Code Information

87496

LOINC Code Information

Test ID Test Order Name Order LOINC Value
LCMV Cytomegalovirus PCR In Process

 

Result ID Test Result Name Result LOINC Value
SRC66 Specimen Source 31208-2
81240 Cytomegalovirus PCR 5000-5

Analytic Time

1 day/same day

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.

Forms

If not ordering electronically, complete, print, and send a Microbiology Test Request Form (T244) with the specimen (http://www.mayomedicallaboratories.com/it-mmfiles/microbiology_test_request_form.pdf)