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CMV Quantitative by PCR (Cytomegalovirus), Blood

Mnemonic:    [CMVQNT PCR]
Name:    CMV Quantitative by PCR (Cytomegalovirus), Blood
Specimen:    1 mL plasma from a Lavender (EDTA) top tube. Send to lab ASAP. Blood samples only.

Tissues and non-blood fluids should be processed as an Unlisted procedure for ARUP #51813.
Transport Temp:    FREEZE
Spec Stability:    Stable 3 days refrigerated.
Ref Lab/Code:    ARUP 0051813
  Method:    Real-time Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR)
Note:    This is not a screening assay. Order Qualitative CMV to screen.