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Test Code CMVDR CMV Drug Resistance UL97 and UL54

Clinical System Name

CMV Drug Resistance UL97 and UL54

Synonyms

CMV Sequencing

UL97 Sequencing

UL54 Sequencing

Ganciclovir

Foscarnet

Cidofivir Resistance Test

Sample Requirements

Specimen: Whole Blood or Spinal Fluid

Container(s): Lavender/EDTA, Red, Gold SST, or Sterile Container

Preferred Vol: 3 mL Whole Blood or 1 mL Spinal Fluid

Minimum Vol: 1 mL Whole Blood or 0.5 mL Spinal Fluid

 

Note: Dark Green/Sodium Heparin, Lt. Green/Lithium Heparin Microtainer are NOT ACCEPTABLE

Processing Instructions

Reject due to: Green Top

Spin: Y

Aliquot: Y

Temp: -20 C

Storage location: CPA -20 Freezer, Send Outs rack

 

Blood: Centrifuge tube within 24 hours of collection and aliquot serum/plasma. Freeze at -20 C.

CSF: Freeze within 2 hours of collection or ship immediately at 4 C. If CSF has cells, centrifuge and aliquot clear CSF. Freeze at -20 C.

 

Off-site collection: If no freezer available, ship at 4 C. Ship time not to exceed 48 hours. Do not freeze/thaw. If frozen, ship with dry ice.

Stability

Specimen Type Temperature Time
  Room temp N
  Refrigerated < 48 h
  Frozen  

 

Availability

STAT Performed TAT
N Monday 1-3 d

 

Performing Laboratory

University of Washington

Dept of Laboratory Medicine

UW Molecular Virology Lab

1959 NE Pacific St, NW220
Seattle, WA 98195

 

Phone Number: (206) 520-4600

Department

Department: Send Outs

 

Phone Number: (206) 987-2563

Methodology

Method: Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR)

CPT Codes

87910 x 2

Send Out Instructions

Reference Test Name CMV Drug Resistance UL97 and UL54
Reference Test Number CMVDR
Instructions Send out M - F with the UW courier. Weekends and Holidays courier to UW NW220.