Specimen Requirements

Title

BK VIRUS DNA PCR,QUANT,PLASMA

Specimen Requirement

DRAW BLOOD IN A LAVENDER EDTA TUBE. CENTRIFUGE AND SEPARATE PLASMA FROM CELLS WITHIN 8 HOURS OF COLLECTION AND TRANSFER PLASMA TO SCREW-CAPPED PLASTIC VIAL; INDICATE “PLASMA/LAV TOP” ON TRANSPORT VIAL.

Methodology

Stability

ROOM TEMP 8 HOURS; REFRIGERATED 3 DAYS

Reference Range

BY REPORT*

Turnaround

1-3 DAYS

Clinical Use

Test Code

BKQNW