Specimen Requirements

Title

CYTOMEGALOVIRUS DNA, QUANT

Specimen Requirement

Draw blood in a lavender EDTA tube. Spin and separate plasma from cells within 6 hours. Transfer plasma to screw capped plastic vial indicating plasma on transport tube.

 

Methodology

Stability

Room Temp 24 hours; Refrigerated 3 days; Frozen 30 days

Reference Range

BY REPORT*

Turnaround

1-3 days Performed Mon-Fri

Clinical Use

Test Code

CMVQW