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Test ID CMVQN Cytomegalovirus (CMV) DNA Detection and Quantification by Real-Time PCR, Plasma


Shipping Instructions


1. Ship specimen frozen on dry ice only.

2. If shipment will be delayed for more than 24 hours, freeze plasma at -20 to -80° C (up to 84 days) until shipment on dry ice.



Specimen Required


Supplies: Aliquot Tube, 5 mL (T465)

Collection Container/Tube: Lavender top (EDTA)

Submission Container/Tube: Plastic vial

Specimen Volume: 1.5 mL

Collection Instructions:

1. Centrifuge blood collection tube per manufacturer's instructions (eg, centrifuge within 2 hours of collection for BD Vacutainer tubes).

2. Aliquot plasma into plastic vial.


Useful For

Detection and quantification of cytomegalovirus (CMV) viremia

 

Monitoring CMV disease progression and response to antiviral therapy

Method Name

Real-Time Polymerase Chain Reaction

Reporting Name

CMV DNA Detect/Quant, P

Specimen Type

Plasma EDTA

Specimen Minimum Volume

0.6 mL

Specimen Stability Information

Specimen Type Temperature Time Special Container
Plasma EDTA Frozen (preferred) 84 days
  Refrigerated  6 days

Reference Values

Undetected

Day(s) Performed

Monday through Saturday

Report Available

1 to 3 days

Performing Laboratory

Mayo Clinic Laboratories in Rochester

Test Classification

This test has been cleared, approved, or is exempt by the US 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.

CPT Code Information

87497

LOINC Code Information

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

 

Result ID Test Result Name Result LOINC Value
601954 CMV DNA Detect/Quant, P 72493-0

NY State Approved

Yes