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CMV Antibody, IgM

Mnemonic:    [CMV IGM]
Name:    CMV Antibody, IgM
Specimen:    1 mL serum from a Red SST or Red top tube.
Minimum Spec:    0.5 mL
Neonatal Spec:    0.1 mL
Transport Temp:    FREEZE
Ref Lab/Code:    ARUP 0050553
  Method:    Enzyme Immunoassay
Note:    Acute and convalescent specimens must be labeled as such; parallel testing is preferred and convalescent specimens MUST be received within 30 days from receipt of the acute specimen.
Processing Info:    Separate serum from cells ASAP. Clearly mark on tube if "acute" or "convalescent". Severely lipemic or hemolyzed specimens are not acceptable