JC Virus DNA, PCR, Whole Blood

CPT: 87798
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Test Details

Synonyms

  • John Cunningham Virus
  • Polyomavirus

Use

Aid in the diagnosis of infections caused by JC virus

Methodology

Real-time polymerase chain reaction (PCR)

Specimen Requirements

Specimen

Whole blood (EDTA)

Volume

0.5 mL

Minimum Volume

0.2 mL

Container

Lavender-top (EDTA) tube

Stability Requirements

Temperature

Period

Room temperature

7 days

Refrigerated

7 days

Frozen

Unstable

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
139370 JC Virus DNA,PCR (Whole Blood) 42921-7 139331 JC Virus DNA,PCR (Whole Blood) 42921-7

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