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JC Virus by PCR

Order Name JC Virus PCR
Test Number: 5613573
Revision Date 09/11/2017
Test Name Methodology LOINC Code
JC Virus PCR
Qualitative PCR 42921-7 
JC Virus Source - Prompt
Specimen Specimen Volume (min) Specimen Type Specimen Container Transport Environment
Preferred 1 mL (0.5 mL) Plasma EDTA (Lavender Top) Frozen
Instructions Separate serum or plasma from cells.
Transfer 1 mL(Min: 0.5 mL) serum, plasma, CSF or urine to a sterile container and Freeze.
Storage/Transport Temperature: Frozen. Unacceptable Conditions: Heparinized specimens.
Stability: Ambient: 8 hours; Refrigerated: 5 days; Frozen: 30 days
Testing Schedule Mon, Wed, Fri 
Expected TAT 1-4 days from set up  
Notes Reference Lab: ARUP
Test Code: 99169
Click Here to view information on the ARUP website.
CPT Code(s) 87798
Lab Section Reference Lab