Cytomegalovirus Total Antibody

Profile or Test Panel
Specialty N/A
Also Known as (Alias) anti-CMV
CMV antibody
Indications Monitoring for Cytomegalovirus infection
Method Immucor  Capture-R
Test Information Assay is a qualitative solid phase red cell adherence test system for the detection of antibodies (IgG plus IgM) to cytomegalovirus (CMV) in serum or plasma.  
Sample Requirements Serum (no SST tube) or Plasma (EDTA, ACD, CPD, CP2D, CPDA-1)
Requested Volume  mL
Minimum Volume or Pediatric volume 1 mL
Sample Information Clear, nonhemolyzed 
Shipping Information Samples in EDTA, CPD, and ACD are acceptable at 2-8°C for 7 days; samples in CP2D and CPDA-1 are acceptable at 2-8°C for 42 days; samples may be frozen at -20 °C
Requisition Form Donor Testing RFT
Transplant Infectious Disease Testing Request (Contact the Donor Testing Laboratory @425-656-7907)
Transaction Code 3070-00
CPT Codes 86644
Test Schedule 7 days per week
Turn around Time (analytic time) 1200 PM Next Day; STAT testing available for organ transplantation
Report/ Results Positive or Negative