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Lab Test Dictionary

CMV T Cell Immunity Panel (30360)


TCell; CD8; CD4

Specimen Type

Whole Blood

Performing Lab

ViraCor Eurofins

Epic ID

Other Reference Test

Standard TAT

3-4 Days

Collection Information

Specimen Required

10 mL Whole Blood (3 mL for Pediatric only)

Container Type

Dark Green (Sodium Heparin)

Collection Instructions

Collect Monday-Friday before 1200 only, no weekends or holidays. Tube must be at least ¾ full to maintain proper ratio of blood to anticoagulant.

Processing Information - Lab Use Only

Transport Temperature


Specimen Stability

Room Temp=32 Hours; Refrigerated:Unacceptable; Frozen=Unacceptable

Rejection Criteria

Whole blood received after stability (32 hours after collection); ?Whole blood received cold or frozen; Tubes received less than 3/4 full; Specimens received in lithium heparin, ACD tubes or EDTA anticoagulants

Test Volume Required

10 mL Whole Blood

Minimum Test Volume

3 mL Whole Blood (Pediatric Only)

Processing Instructions

Complete a ViraCor requisition and submit with specimen room temp Monday-Friday, ok for Saturday delivery.

CPT Codes

86352 (x4)