JC VIRUS DNA by PCR, CSF

Test Documentation
Specimen Required
Send 1.0 mL CSF (0.3 mL minimum) refrigerated in a screw-capped plastic vial.

Rejection Criteria
Room temperature samples

Methodology
Polymerase Chain Reaction

Stability
Room Temperature: Unacceptable; Refrigerated: 7 days; Frozen: 7 days

Reference Range
Negative

Performed
Monday-Friday

Turnaround Time5-7 days
Test CodeJCVCD
CPT-4 Code (s)
87798
LOINC Codes
Specimen source   31208-2  
Special information   48767-8  
Result   33295-7  

Warde
Medical
Laboratory