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Test Code VCMVBM Viral Culture + Rapid CMV, Bone Marrow

Clinical System Name

Viral Culture + Rapid CMV, Bone Marrow

Synonyms

CMV, bone marrow
 

Sample Requirements

Specimen: Bone Marrow

Container(s): Lavender/EDTA

Preferred Vol: 1.0 mL

Minimum Vol: 0.5 mL

 

Note: Specimen collected can be used for both culture and PCR.

Processing Instructions

Reject due to:

Spin: N

Aliquot: N

Temp: RT

Storage location

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

Saturday-Sunday & Holidays: Close batch in Mayo Access and courier to Virology. 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: Transport specimen at room temperature.

Stability

Specimen Type Temperature Time
Bone marrow Room temp

24  h

  Refrigerated N
  Frozen

N

 

Availability

STAT Performed TAT
N Daily

 1 - 2 days for the Rapid CMV; 4 weeks for the culture.

 

Performing Laboratory

University of Washington

Dept of Laboratory Medicine

UW Virology Lab

1959 NE Pacific St, NW220
Seattle, WA 98195

 

Phone Number: (206) 520-4600

Department

Department:  Send Outs
 

Phone Number: (206) 987-2563

Reference Range

None specified.

Methodology

Method: Tissue Culture + Shell Vial

Analytical Volume: None specified

Limitations:

CPT Codes

87254

87252

 

Send Out Instructions

 

Reference Test Name: Rapid CMV and Viral Culture, Bone Marrow
Reference Test Number:

VCMVBM

Instructions:

Send out M - F with the UW courier. Weekends and Holidays courier to UW NW220.