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Cytomegalovirus by Qualitative PCR, Saliva
2008555
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Detects cytomegalovirus but does not quantify viral load.  Potentially useful for congenital screening of neonates for CMV-associated hearing loss.

Mnemonic
CMVPCR SAL
Methodology
Qualitative Polymerase Chain Reaction
Performed
Sun-Sat
Reported
1-3 days
New York DOH Approval Status
This test is New York DOH approved.
Submit With Order
ARUP Consult®
Disease Topics
Specimen Required
Patient Preparation
 
Collect
Saliva using the ORACollect OC-100 kit. 
Specimen Preparation
Transport saliva in the ORACollect OC-100 kit (ARUP supply #49295). Available online through eSupply using ARUP Connect™ or contact ARUP Client Services at (800) 522-2787. 
Storage/Transport Temperature
Frozen. 
Unacceptable Conditions
 
Remarks
 
Stability
Ambient: 7 days; Refrigerated: 7 days; Frozen: 3 months 
Reference Interval
Interpretive Data


Compliance Statement A: Analyte specific reagents (ASR) are used in many laboratory tests necessary for standard medical care and generally do not require U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approval or clearance. This test was developed and its performance characteristics determined by ARUP Laboratories. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has not approved or cleared this test; however, FDA clearance or approval is not currently required for clinical use. The results are not intended to be used as the sole means for clinical diagnosis or patient management decisions. This test should not be regarded as investigational or for research use.

Components
Component Test Code*Component Chart NameLOINC
2008556Cytomegalovirus PCR Source
2008557Cytomegalovirus by PCR, Saliva
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Aliases
  • CMV congenital hearing loss
  • CMV PCR Saliva
  • CMV qualitative, saliva
  • herpes
  • HHV-5
  • Human herpesvirus 5