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7485 CMV total (Ancillary Donor: Immucor)

Specimen Type
Specimen Stability
Reference Range
Whole Blood
  or
Serum
7 Days 2-8°C
Non-Reactive

Specimen Requirements

Preferred Specimen: Whole Blood
Container: 1 Lavender Top Tube
Temperature: Refrigerated
Preferred Vol: 1.00 mL
Min Vol: 0.50 mL
  or
Alternate Specimen: Serum
Container: 1 Red Top Tube
Temperature: Refrigerated
Preferred Vol: 2.00 mL
Min Vol: 1.00 mL
  or
Alternate Specimen: Whole Blood
Container: 1 Pink Top Tube
Temperature: Refrigerated
Preferred Vol: 2.00 mL
Min Vol: 0.50 mL

Method

Solid phase red cell adherence

Schedule

Mon-Fri

Turn-Around Time

24hrs

Instructions/Notes

Preferred amount: Full tube of Whole Blood

Clinical Utility

Intrauterine or congenital CMV infections occur in 0.5 to 2.2% of all live births. Symptomatic congenital infections usually occur in infants born to non-immune mothers who have primary infections during pregnancy. Latency and reactivation of CMV influence the interpretation of serological results.

CPT Codes

86644

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