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Test Code UJCVQN JC Virus by PCR Quantitative, Urine

Clinical System Name

JC Virus by PCR Quantitative, Urine

Synonyms

JCV Quant, Urine
Urine, JC Virus by PCR Quantitative

Sample Requirements

Specimen: Urine

Container(s): Sterile Screw-Capped Container

Preferred Vol: 10.0 mL

Minimum Vol: 5.0 mL

 

Note: Random urine without preservative.

Processing Instructions

Reject due to:  Urine with Preservative

Spin: N

Aliquot: N

Temp: 2 - 4  C

Storage location

Monday – Friday: Place sample in the Virology Section of the Sendouts Refrigerated Rack.

Saturday-Sunday & Holidays: Close batch in Mayo Access and courier to UW NW220. Place a copy of the Transfer List (indicate time sent) in the Virology Transport Binder. (Call on Holidays to be sure the lab is open to accept samples).

 

Off-site collection: Refrigerate and ship refrigerated.
 

Stability

Specimen Type Temperature Time
  Room temp

 

  Refrigerated  
  Frozen

 

 

Availability

STAT Performed TAT
N Collected daily; performed M & Th 2 -4 d

 

Performing Laboratory

UWMC Molecular (PCR) Virology Lab

(206) 685-6656

Department

Department:  

University of Washington

Dept of Laboratory Medicine

1959 NE Pacific St, NW220
Seattle, WA 98195
 

Phone Number: (206) 685-6066

Reference Range

Reference values accompany patient report.

Methodology

Method: Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR)

Analytical Volume: None specified

Limitations:

CPT Codes

87799

Send Out Instructions

 

Reference Test Name: JC Virus by PCR Quantitative, Urine
Reference Test Number:

UJCVQN

Instructions: Send out M thru F with the UW courier. Keep a copy of the Batch Sheet for our records. Weekends and Holidays courier to UW NW220.