JC Virus DNA, PCR, cerebrospinal fluid (CSF)

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JC Virus DNA, PCR, cerebrospinal fluid (CSF)-13394

  
JC Virus DNA, PCR, cerebrospinal fluid (CSF)
  
13394
  
LAB13394
  
JCVPCR
  
John Cunningham Virus
Polyomavirus
  

Aid in the diagnosis of infections caused by JC virus

  
Cerebrospinal fluid (CSF)
  

Sterile vial

  
0.5 mL
  
0.2 mL
  

Sterile vial

  

Ambient (preferred) - 7 days

Refrigerated - 7 days

Frozen - 90 days

  
  • Quantity not sufficient for analysis
  • Gross specimen contamination
  • Specimen too old
  • Leaking or broken tube
  

PCR testing cannot be added on to a sample that has been opened and/or used for other testing. If the sample has already been used for testing, a new specimen will need to be collected.

  
LabCorp Burlington (139340): R-LC
  
3 days/wk
  
5 - 8 days
  

Real-time polymerase chain reaction (PCR)

  

Negative

  
PCR testing cannot be added on to a sample that has been opened and/or used for other testing.
  
87798
  
Result 33295-7
  
04/09/2019
  
02/19/2020