Cytomegalovirus CMV Quant DNA PCR (Plasma)
Cytomegalovirus (CMV), Quantitative, Plasma, PCR
CMV, PCR Quantitation
Quantitative detection of CMV DNA in plasma specimens as an aid to diagnosis and management of CMV infections.
Ship in a screw-cap polypropylene frozen transport tube.
Collect specimen in lavender-top (EDTA) tube. Centrifuge specimen within 24 hours of collection. Remove plasma, transfer plasma to a screw-cap polypropylene transport tube, and freeze. Ship frozen (preferred). To avoid delays in turnaround time when requesting multiple tests on frozen samples, please submit separate frozen specimens for each test requested.
Whole blood; quantity not sufficient for analysis; gross contamination; specimen too old; leaking or broken tube