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Test Code JCV Ab JC Virus Antibody

Clinical System Name

JC Virus Antibody

Synonyms

JC Polyoma Virus Ab
JCV Abs
JCV Virus

Sample Requirements

Specimen: Whole Blood

Container(s): Red or Lavender/EDTA

Preferred Vol: 1.0 mL

Minimum Vol: 0.5 mL

 

Note:

 

Processing Instructions

Reject due to: Hemolysis

Spin: Y

Aliquot: Y

Temp: -20 C

Storage location: Aliquot 0.5 mL (min. 0.25) serum or plasma into an aliquot tube with a large Cerner label and freeze in the CPA -20 freezer, Send Outs rack.

 

Off-site collection:

Stability

Specimen Type Temperature Time
Serum Room temp 7 d
  Refrigerated 14 d
  Frozen 90 d

 

Availability

STAT Performed TAT
  T - Sa 3 -5 d

 

Performing Laboratory

Quest Diagnostics Infectious Disease, Inc.

33608 Ortega Highway, Bldg B-West Wing

San Juan Capistrano, CA 92675-2042

 

Phone: (800) 642-4657

Department

Department: Send Outs

Phone: (206) 987-2563

 

Reference Range

Negative

Methodology

Method: Immunoassay (IA)

Analytical Volume: 0.25 mL Serum or EDTA Plasma

Limitations:

CPT Codes

86711

 

Send Out Instructions

Reference Test Name: STRATIFY JCV™ Antibody with Reflex to Inhibition Assay
Reference Test Number: 90257
Instructions: Send out Monday through Friday with the Quest courier.