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CMVAM
CYTOMEGALOVIRUS (CMV) ANTIBODY, IGM, SERUM

Test Code CMVAM 
Test CYTOMEGALOVIRUS (CMV) ANTIBODY, IGM, 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 samples should be retested on a fresh sample in 2 weeks if clinically indicated. 
Analytic Time 1 Day 
Day(s) Test Set Up Monday 
CPT Code(s) 86645  CMVAM