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  • CMV Qualitative PCR, Blood

Published on February 10, 2016

CMV Qualitative PCR, Blood

Test ID LAB5807B
EPIC Order
CPT Codes 87496
Laboratory Molecular Microbiology Laboratory
Tube Station 30
Specimen Routine: 3 mL blood/pearl top tube; see Comments additional information
micro: 1.5 mL blood/3 EDTA lavender top microcollection devices - newborn collection only.
Availability Routine: Performed daily Monday - Friday only
STAT: Not available
Turnaround Time 3 days
Reference Range Normal:
Deliver Immediately. Must be received and processed in Laboratory within 6 hours of collection. Please call Lab 984-974-1820 with questions.
  • This test requires a dedicated specimen, and cannot be added-on to specimens already in the laboratory.
  • Quantitative testing will automatically be performed for samples that test positive greater than or equal to 137 IU/mL. This testing will be performed by Mayo Laboratories and these quantitative results can be found in the Micro Miscellaneous Sendout Test folder under Other Tests/Misc. Lab Test.
Additional Information:

Reviewed by Christopher Parker on February 01, 2019

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