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Lab Test Dictionary

BKV PCR, Qualitative with Reflex to Quantitative (Urine)

Methodology

Real-Time PCR


Synonyms

BKV; BK Virus

Specimen Type

Random Urine

Performing Lab

RCHSD MDL (PCR)


Epic ID

LAB001392

Lab Test Days

Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday (10 AM Cutoff)

Standard TAT

Within 72 hours of receipt


Collection Information

Specimen Required

0.3-0.5 mL Random Urine

Container Type

Sterile Container


Processing Information - Lab Use Only

Transport Temperature

Refrigerated-OK/Frozen-OK

Specimen Stability

Room Temp: 24 Hours; Refrigerated: 1 Week; Frozen: 1 Month

Rejection Criteria

Unlabeled or incompletely labeled specimens; Specimens with signs of leakage during transport

Test Volume Required

0.5 mL Random Urine

Minimum Test Volume

0.3 mL Random Urine

Processing Instructions

Transfer urine to a screw-cap tube. DO NOT USE SNAP-CAP TUBES. Place urine in a small clear bag and place in -80 freezer MDL (PCR) bin ASAP.


CPT Codes

87798; 87799


Revised

9/11/23

Initials

SA