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BK Virus Quant PCR Urine

Components

Name Method Department Units
BK Virus Quant PCR Urine Polymerase chain reaction (PCR)
CMI, Molecular Infectious Disease DNA copies/mL and log10 copies/mL

Battery Members

BK Virus Quant PCR Urine, BK Virus log10 DNA Urine

Specimen Requirements

Urine

Container Type Container Size Specimen Volume
Preferred

Sterile container

N/A 1 mL
Stability

Room temperature - 8 hour(s)
Frozen - Indefinite week(s)
Refrigerated - 2 day(s)

Specimen Preparation

  • Transport to laboratory as soon as possible
  • If delay in transport is greater than 8 hours, refrigerate

Reasons for Rejection

  • Not received at proper temperature
  • Not received within specified time frame
  • Diluted fluid specimen

Comments

Specimens received after 0900 will be tested on the next day test is performed.

CPT Code

  • 87788