|Test Code||JCDNA / LCJC-M|
|Test||JC VIRUS DNA BY POLYMERASE CHAIN REACTION (PCR), CSF|
|Methodology||Real-Time Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR)/DNA Probe
(PCR is utilized pursuant to a license agreement with
Roche Molecular Systems, Inc.)
|Description||Useful as an aid in diagnosing progressive multifocal leukoencephalopathy due to JCV.
|Specimen||1.0 mL of spinal fluid. Do not centrifuge. Send specimen refrigerated in a screw-capped, sterile vial. Maintain sterility and forward promptly.|
Positive results will be reported as JC virus DNA detected.
|Analytic Time||1 day|
|Day(s) Test Set Up||Monday through Saturday|