Cytomegalovirus (CMV) Antibody, IgM

Sunquest Code:CMVIM  
Epic Code:LAB6359Epic Name:Cytomegalovirus (CMV) IgM
Synonyms:CMV Antibody, IgM
Methodology:Chemiluminescent immunoassay
Turnaround Time:Performed Mon-Fri; results reported the same day.

Collection Instructions

Optimal Volume:2 mL
Minimum\Peds Volume:0.9 mL
Container:Red or gold (gel) (Red (no gel))
Causes for Rejection:Gross hemolysis

Processing and Shipping

Specimen Processing:Centrifuge and aliquot 1 mL, 0.35 mL minimum. Store in refrigerator.
Shipping Instructions:Ship at refrigerated temperature.
Test Performed at or Referral Lab Specialty Core  (UMMC-East Bank)


Reference Range:
Cytomegalovirus Antibody, IgM
Less than 30.0 U/mL Negative
30.0-35.0 U/mL Equivocal; please recollect
35.0 U/mL or greater Positive

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