JC Virus by PCR
0099169
 
Ordering Recommendation
Mnemonic
JC VIRUS
Methodology
Qualitative Polymerase Chain Reaction
Performed
Mon, Wed, Fri
Reported
1-4 days
New York DOH Approval Status
This test is New York DOH approved.
Specimen Required
Patient Preparation
 
Collect
Lavender (EDTA), pink (K2EDTA) or serum separator tube. OR CSF or urine.  
Specimen Preparation
Separate serum or plasma from cells. Transfer 1 mL serum, plasma, CSF or urine to a sterile container. (Min: 0.5 mL)  
Storage/Transport Temperature
Frozen.  
Unacceptable Conditions
Heparinized specimens.  
Remarks
Specimen source required.  
Stability
Ambient: 8 hours; Refrigerated: 5 days; Frozen: 30 days  
Reference Interval
Interpretive Data


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Note
CPT Code(s)
87798
Components
Component Test Code*Component Chart Name
0060769JC Virus Source
0099169JC Virus by PCR
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Cross References
  • JC Virus PCR
  • John Cunningham Virus