Adenovirus, Quantitative by PCR, Bone Marrow

Abbrev Code:ADVBNM   
Order Code:LAB6921Order Name:Adenovirus Quant PCR Bone Marrow
Methodology:Real-time polymerase chain reaction (PCR)
CPT Codes: 87799 x1
Turnaround Time:Specimens are sent to reference laboratory Mon-Fri; results are reported within 1-2 days.
Special Instructions:Indicate specimen source on specimen container and ViraCor-IBT request form. Specimens shipped on Friday must be marked for Saturday delivery.

This test has not been cleared or approved by the US Food and Drug Administration.

Collection Instructions

Specimen:Bone Marrow
Optimal Volume:2 mL bone marrow
Minimum\Peds Volume:0.2 mL bone marrow
Container:Purple (EDTA)
Causes for Rejection:Specimen older than 96 hours at room temperature.

Processing and Shipping

Specimen Processing:Do not process. Store at room temperature or frozen.
Shipping Instructions:Ship overnight at room temperature or frozen.
Stability:Stability: 96 hours at room temperature; indefinitely frozen.
Test Performed at or Referral Lab Lab Sendouts  (ViraCor)
Referral Lab number:7504


Reference Range:Bone Marrow: 589 copies/mL to 1 x 1010 copies/mL
Use:Quantitative adenovirus DNA PCR is useful for detecting the virus, tracking the course of infection and monitoring response to treatment.

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