CMV T-Cell Immunity Panel


Abbrev Code:XMISC   
Order Code:LAB4909Order Name:Send Outs Misc Test
Synonyms:CMV T Cell
CPT Codes: 86352 x4
Turnaround Time:Specimens are sent to the reference laboratory Mon-Thur only; results are reported within 3-4 days.
Special Instructions:Specimen must be collected and sent to the reference laboratory on the same day; Mon-Thur by 1500 to meet the 32 hour requirement.

Order On Time Delivery courier to deliver directly to East Bank Sendouts Lab. Call Sendouts at 612-273-3711 to notify.
CSC and West Only: Send in red STAT bag by HealthEx courier. Call Sendouts directory at 612-273-3711 to notify.
Compliance:

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



Collection Instructions

Specimen:Whole blood.
Optimal Volume:10 mL
Minimum\Peds Volume:3 mL - pediatric patients only
Container:Green (sodium heparin, no gel)
Collection Instructions:Collect sample Monday - Thursday only after 7 am.
Collection tube must be at least 3/4 full to maintain proper ratio of blood to anticoagulant.
Acceptable pediatric collection tubes include:
  • Three 1 mL tubes completely full (any less will be rejected).
  • Two 2 mL tubes containing a minimum of 1.5 mL of blood in both tubes.
  • One 4 mL tube containing a minimum of 3 mL of blood
Causes for Rejection:Samples received at the testing laboratory greater than 32 hours old or received on a  Saturday. Refrigerated or frozen samples. Under-filled tubes or incorrect anticoagulant.


Processing and Shipping

Specimen Processing:Do not process.
Shipping Instructions:Ship samples priority overnight Monday through Friday at ambient temperature on the same day as collection to arrive at reference laboratory within 32 hours of collection. Specimen should be shipped in Viracor-IBT box to protect from temperature extremes. Ship via FedEx with third party billing. DO NOT SHIP on days when a holiday follows the shipping or set up day.
Test Performed at or Referral Lab Lab Sendouts  (ViraCor)
Referral Lab number:30360


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