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CMVQT
CYTOMEGALOVIRUS (CMV) DNA QUANTITATIVE DETECTION BY PCR

Test Code CMVQT 
Test CYTOMEGALOVIRUS (CMV) DNA QUANTITATIVE DETECTION BY PCR 
Methodology Quantitative RT-PCR (PCR is utilized pursuant to a license agreement with Roche Molecular Systems, Inc.) 
Description Useful for early detection of CMV viremia and predicting CMV disease and response to viral therapy.

NOTE: Result should be used in conjunction with clinical findings to make an accurate diagnosis. 

Specimen Draw blood in a lavender-top (EDTA) tube(s). Send 1 mL EDTA whole blood, or plasma (minimum volume 0.5 mL) refrigerated. 
Reference Values Undetected
If CMV DNA is detected, a quantitative value is reported within the range of 300 to 3,000,000 IU/mL. 
Analytic Time 1 Day; Maximum Laboratory Time - 8 Days 
Day(s) Test Set Up 1 Day per Week (varies) 
CPT Code(s) 87497