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Test Code CMVQUM Cytomegalovirus DNA Detection and Quantification, Plasma

Additional Codes

MAYO Test ID

CMVQU

EPIC Test ID

LAB3981

 

 

Reporting Name

CMV DNA Detect/Quant, P

Useful For

Detection and quantification of cytomegalovirus (CMV) viremia

 

Monitoring CMV disease progression and response to antiviral therapy

Method Name

Reverse Transcription-Polymerase Chain Reaction (RT-PCR)

Performing Laboratory

Mayo Medical Laboratories in Rochester

Specimen Type

Plasma EDTA


Shipping Instructions


1. Freeze plasma specimen immediately, and ship specimen frozen on dry ice.

2. If shipment will be delayed for more than 7 days, freeze plasma specimen at -70° C (up to 42 days) until shipment on dry ice.



Specimen Required


Collection Container/Tube: Lavender top (EDTA)

Submission Container/Tube: Plastic vial

Specimen Volume: 1.2 mL

Collection Instructions:

1. Spin down and remove plasma from cells within 36 hours of collection (unspun samples should be stored at 2-8° C).

2. Freeze plasma specimen immediately.


Specimen Minimum Volume

0.7 mL

Specimen Stability Information

Specimen Type Temperature Time
Plasma EDTA Frozen (preferred) 42 days
  Refrigerated  7 days

Reject Due To

Hemolysis

Mild OK; Gross OK

Lipemia

Mild OK; Gross OK

Icterus

NA

Other

Green-top (heparin) tube, PPT, ACD plasma, serum

Reference Values

Undetected

Day(s) and Time(s) Performed

Monday through Saturday; 7 a.m.-4 p.m.

CPT Code Information

87497

LOINC Code Information

Test ID Test Order Name Order LOINC Value
CMVQU CMV DNA Detect/Quant, P 72493-0

 

Result ID Test Result Name Result LOINC Value
61861 CMV DNA Detect/Quant, P 72493-0

Analytic Time

Monday through Thursday, 1 day; Friday and Saturday, 3 days

Test Classification

This test has been cleared or approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration and is used per manufacturer's instructions. Performance characteristics were verified by Mayo Clinic in a manner consistent with CLIA requirements.

Forms

If not ordering electronically, complete, print, and send 1 of the following forms with the specimen:

Microbiology Test Request Form (T244) (http://www.mayomedicallaboratories.com/it-mmfiles/microbiology_test_request_form.pdf)

General Request Form (T239) (http://www.mayomedicallaboratories.com/it-mmfiles/general-request-form.pdf)