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Test Code CMV G CMV IgG + IgM

Clinical System Name

CMV Serology

CMV Antibodies, IgG + IgM

Synonyms

Cytomegalovirus antibody IgG/IgM

Sample Requirements

Specimen: Whole blood

Container(s): Gold SST,Red Top,Gold Microtainer,  Lt. Green/Li Heparin, Lavender/EDTA 

Preferred Vol: 1.0 mL

Minimum Vol: 0.5 mL

 

 

Processing Instructions

Reject due to

Spin: Y

Aliquot: Y

Temp: -20 C

Storage location: CPA freezer,  Fz1 rack

 

Off-site collection: Spin blood. Transfer serum/plasma to aliquot container. Send frozen.

Stability

Specimen Type Temperature Time
separated serum/plasma Room temp 8 h
  Refrigerated 2 d
  Frozen -20 C 6 m

 

Availability

STAT Performed TAT
N T,Th, Sa 2-4 d

 

Contact Chemistry Lab for request outside of stated availability. (206) 987- 3694

Performing Laboratory

Seattle Children's Laboratory    

Department

Department:  Chemistry

Location: Chem East

Phone Number:  (206) 987-2617

Reference Range

Reference values accompany patient report.

 

 

Methodology

Method: Chemiluminescence on Siemens Immulite XPI

Analytical Volume: 0.3 mL serum

Limitations:

CPT

86644

86645