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CMV Quantitative PCR

Category Virology
Test background

A nucleic acid amplification test for the quantitation of Cytomegalovirus (CMV) DNA viral load.

Clinicial Indications

Determine degree of CMV replication. Particularly useful either as a marker or as a predictor of CMV disease in immunocompromised patients.

Reference range

N/A

Sample & container required EDTA Blood (pink top)
Sample volume 4mL
Turnaround time 3 working days
Notes

The laboratory is not currently accredited for this test due to a change in platform.