Skip to main content

Login to North West London Pathology – consumables service

If you need a new account or you have a query about your order, please telephone the pathology call centre on 0203 313 5353.

If you have forgotten your password you can reset this yourself. Please click here if you have forgotten your password.

Results Line and Enquiries

0203 313 5353

BKV DNA Quantification

Category Virology
Test background

A nucleic acid amplification test for the quantitation of BK virus in plasma and urine. This assay can quantify BK DNA between 21.5IU/mL for plasma or 200 IU/mL for urine. Both sample types have an upper LOD of 1x10*8 IU/mL

Clinical Indications

Please give detailed clinical information

Sample & container required Plasma EDTA Blood (Pink top) or Urine Universal Container
Turnaround time 5 days

This test is performed on the Roche COBAS and is no longer a referral test.

The lab is awaiting UKAS accreditation due to a change in assay platform.