|Mnemonic: ||[BK PCR]|
|Name: ||BK Virus, Quantitative by PCR|
|Specimen: || |
Submit 1 mL serum, plasma from an EDTA, or urine. Do not freeze whole blood.
Heparinized or clotted samples are unacceptable.
|Transport Temp: ||Refrigerated|
|Spec Stability: ||Stable 3 days refrigerated.|
|Ref Lab/Code: ||ARUP 0090067|
| Method: ||Polymerase Real-Time Chain Reaction (PCR)|
|Note: ||BK Virus is a member of the Polyomavirus family.|
|Processing Info: ||Write the source of the sample on both the packing list and on the sample label.|
See also BK Virus, Quant, Blood #2002304 and BK Virus, Quant, Urine #2002310