Test Details

Mnemonic

CMVGM

Ordering Code

3000445

CPT-4 Code(s)

86644, 86645

Specimen Information

Collect

Serum separator tube (SST)
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Specimen Preparation

Centrifuge, separate serum from cells and send 1.0 mL serum refrigerated in a screw capped plastic vial.
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Alternate Specimen

Serum: Red top
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Minimum Volume

0.5 mL
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Transport Temperature

Refrigated
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Rejection Criteria

Grossly hemolyzed, lipemic or icteric specimens, plasma
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Stability

Room temperature: Unacceptable
Refrigerated: 48 hours
Frozen: 14 days
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Methodology

Chemiluminescent Immunoassay
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Reference Range

Cytomegalovirus IgG:
Negative: <0.6 U/mL
Equivocal: 0.6 - 0.69 U/mL
Positive: ≥0.7 U/mL

Cytomegalovirus IgM:
Negative: <30 AU/mL
Equivocal: 30 - 34.9 AU/mL
Positive: ≥35.0 AU/mL
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Performing Laboratory

Warde Medical Laboratory
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