Cytomegalovirus (CMV) Quantitation

Test Method
Real-time TaqMan PCR
Specimen Required
Aspirate, Biopsy, Blood (ACD), Blood (EDTA), Blood (Gel Tube), Blood (Whole), Bone Marrow, Bowel Contents, Brushings, Cerebrospinal Fluid, Culture Isolate, Faeces, Fluid, Lavage, Milk, Non-human specimen, Nucleic Acid Extract, Other, Paraffin embedded tissue, Plasma, Plasma (ACD), Plasma (EDTA), Saliva, Scraping, Semen, Serum, Sputum, Swab, Tissue, Urine, Virus Isolate, Washings
Spec Type Min
When Tested
On Request
Turnaround Time
same day / next day
Reference Ranges
3-45 Ct
Cut Off Lower
<400 copies per ml can be detected but will be reported without specific quantity
Units of Measurement
DNA Copies/mL
Related Tests
GHPCR is the same assay with quantitative standards included
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