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CMVAG
CYTOMEGALOVIRUS (CMV) ANTIBODIES IGG, SERUM

Test Code CMVAG 
Test CYTOMEGALOVIRUS (CMV) ANTIBODIES IGG, SERUM 
Methodology Enzyme Linked Immunosorbent Assay (ELISA) 
Description Useful for diagnosis of primary, acute phase infection with CMV, especially in patients with infectious mononucleosis and pregnant women who, based on clinical signs or exposure, may have primary CMV infection 
Specimen Draw blood in a plain red-top or serum gel tube. Spin down and send 1.0 mL (minimum: 0.5 mL) of serum refrigerated in a screw-capped, plastic vial. If specimen will not arrive within 2 days of draw, send specimen FROZEN in plastic vial on dry ice. 
Reference Values Negative
Equivocal results should be retested in 2 weeks if clinically indicated 
Analytic Time 1 Day 
Day(s) Test Set Up Monday 
CPT Code(s) 86644  CMVAG