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  • BK Viral Load Blood, PCR

BK Viral Load Blood, PCR

Specimen Type

Test ID LAB1374
EPIC Order
CPT Code(s) 87799
Group/Individual Test Individual
Laboratory Molecular Genetics Laboratory
Tube Station 30
Specimen Routine: 3.0 mL blood lavender top EDTA tube; yellow top (ACD) tube acceptable; see Comments for additional specimen information.
Micro: 1.0 mL EDTA Blood (2 lavender top bullets)
Availability Routine: Test performed weekly on Monday and Wednesday.
Turnaround Time Samples received by 11am Monday and Wednesday will generally be reported that same evening. TAT = 7 days
Reference Range Normal: No BK virus DNA detected

Internal Reference Testing Specimen Handling Instructions:

Whole blood, refrigerate
Additional information:

Reviewed by gloria_crawford on October 27, 2017

Note: Reference ranges provided on this web site are for guidance only, and may not reflect the most recent changes. Refer to laboratory reports for current reference data.

UNC Hospitals
McLendon Clinical Laboratories
101 Manning Drive
Chapel Hill, NC 27514