Cytomegalovirus (CMV), Quantitative, Urine, PCR

CPT: 87497
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Test Details

Synonyms

  • CMV, PCR Quantitation

Use

This test is intended to be used to quantitatively detect CMV DNA in urine specimens as an aid to diagnosis and management of CMV infections.

Limitations

Quantitative range is 250−1,000,000 copies/mL.

Methodology

Real-time polymerase chain reaction (PCR)

Specimen Requirements

Specimen

Urine

Volume

2 mL

Minimum Volume

0.5 mL

Container

Sterile urine container, no preservative

Storage Instructions

Refrigerate or freeze.

Stability Requirements

Temperature

Period

Refrigerated

7 days

Frozen

7 days

Causes for Rejection

Quantity not sufficient for analysis; gross specimen 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
139144 CMV Quant DNA PCR (Urine) 139145 CMV Quant DNA PCR (Urine) copies/mL 49347-8
139144 CMV Quant DNA PCR (Urine) 139234 log10 CMV Qn DNA Ur log10copy/mL 53763-9

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