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Lab Test Dictionary

Cytomegalovirus (CMV) Quantitative, RT-PCR, Fecal


Synonyms

CMV Stool

Specimen Type

Stool

Performing Lab

Quest forwards to ViraCor (TSO)


Epic ID

Other Reference Test

Lab Test Days

Monday-Saturday

Standard TAT

1 Day


Collection Information

Specimen Required

0.5 (Size of a Pea)-2 mL Liquid Stool

Container Type

Sterile Container


Processing Information - Lab Use Only

Transport Temperature

Refrigerate-OK/Frozen-OK

Specimen Stability

Room Temp=Unacceptable; Refrigerated=Unacceptable; Frozen=2 Weeks

Rejection Criteria

Lueken Trap Vial (must be tranferred before sending)

Test Volume Required

2 mL Liquid Stool

Minimum Test Volume

0.5 mL (Size of a Pea) Liquid Stool

Processing Instructions

Requires TSO form.


Comments

ViraCor test code: 5500. Requires TSO form.


CPT Codes

87496


Revised

11-09-20

Initials

SL