CYTOMEGALOVIRUS IGG AVIDITY

Specimen Required
Draw blood in a SST. Centrifuge, remove serum from cells, and send 0.5 mL serum (0.25 mL minimum) refrigerated in a screw-capped plastic vial.

Alternate Specimen
Serum: Red-top

Methodology
Immunoassay

Stability
Room temperature: 7 days; Refrigerated: 14 days; Frozen: 30 days

Reference Range
>0.70

Performed
Sunday, Tuesday-Friday

Turnaround Time3-5 days
Test CodeCMVAV
CPT-4 Code (s)
86644
LOINC Codes
52984-2

Warde
Medical
Laboratory