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Test Code UJCVQN JC Virus by PCR Quantitative, Urine

Clinical System Name

JC Virus by PCR Quantitative, Urine


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.


Specimen Type Temperature Time
  Room temp






STAT Performed TAT
N Collected daily; performed M & Th 2 -4 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:  Send Outs

Phone Number: (206) 987-2563

Reference Range

Reference values accompany patient report.


Method: Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR)

Analytical Volume: None specified


CPT Codes


Send Out Instructions


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


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