Cytomegalovirus (CMV), Amniotic Fluid, PCR

CPT: 87496
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Test Details

Synonyms

  • CMV, Amniotic Fluid

Use

This test is intended to be used as an aid in the diagnosis of CMV infection.

Methodology

Real-time polymerase chain reaction (PCR)

Specimen Requirements

Specimen

Amniotic fluid, uncentrifuged

Volume

1 mL

Minimum Volume

0.2 mL

Container

Sterile container

Collection

To avoid delays in turnaround time when requesting multiple tests on frozen samples, please submit separate frozen specimens for each test requested.

Storage Instructions

Freeze (preferred) or refrigerate.

Stability Requirements

Temperature

Period

Room temperature

3 days

Refrigerated

7 days

Frozen

90 days

Causes for Rejection

Quantity not sufficient for analysis; gross contamination; specimen too old; leaking or broken tube

LOINC® Map

Order Code Order Code Name Order Loinc Result Code Result Code Name UofM Result LOINC
138701 CMV PCR, Amniotic 139186 CMV PCR, Amniotic 34719-5
138701 CMV PCR, Amniotic 139031 CMV PCR Detect.,Amniotic Fluid N/A

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