CYTOMEGALOVIRUS ANTIBODIES, IgG and IgM

Mnemonic

CMV

Specimen Collection Requirements

Collect

Serum, one 4 mL gold (SST) top tube

Handling

Allow specimen to clot completely at room temperature. Separate serum from cells ASAP.

Preferred Volume

2.0 mL

Minimum Volume

0.5 mL

Transport

Refrigerated

Stability

Ambient: 2 days; Refrigerated: 2 weeks; Frozen: 1 year, avoid repeated freeze/thaw cycles

Testing Information

Performed

7 days/week

Reported

2-4 days

Method

Chemiluminescent Immunoassay

Referral Lab

ARUP (0050622)

Reference Values

Reference Values

Interpretation provided.

CPT Codes

86644, 86645

Last Updated: Thursday, January 5, 2017 03:42:07 AM