Detects cytomegalovirus but does not quantify viral load. Potentially useful for congenital screening of neonates for CMV-associated hearing loss.
Qualitative Polymerase Chain Reaction
New York DOH Approval Status
Saliva using the ORACollect OC-100 kit.
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.
Ambient: 7 days; Refrigerated: 7 days; Frozen: 3 months
This test was developed and its performance characteristics determined by ARUP Laboratories. It has not been cleared or approved by the US Food and Drug Administration. This test was performed in a CLIA certified laboratory and is intended for clinical purposes.
Analyte Specific Reagent (ASR)
|Component Test Code*||Component Chart Name||LOINC|
|2008556||Cytomegalovirus PCR Source||31208-2|
|2008557||Cytomegalovirus by PCR, Saliva||83065-3|
- CMV congenital hearing loss
- CMV PCR Saliva
- CMV qualitative, saliva
- Human herpesvirus 5