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Test Code LCBK BK Virus, Molecular Detection, PCR, Random, Urine

Reporting Name

BK Virus PCR, U

Useful For

Rapid detection of BK virus DNA

Performing Laboratory

Mayo Clinic Laboratories in Rochester

Specimen Type

Urine


Specimen Required


Container/Tube: Sterile urine container

Specimen Volume: 1 mL

Collection Instructions: Collect a random urine specimen.


Specimen Minimum Volume

0.5 mL

Specimen Stability Information

Specimen Type Temperature Time Special Container
Urine Refrigerated (preferred) 14 days
  Frozen  14 days

Reference Values

Negative

Day(s) and Time(s) Performed

Monday, Wednesday, Friday; 6 a.m.

Test Classification

This test was developed and its performance characteristics determined by Mayo Clinic in a manner consistent with CLIA requirements. This test has not been cleared or approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.

CPT Code Information

87798

LOINC Code Information

Test ID Test Order Name Order LOINC Value
LCBK BK Virus PCR, U 33978-8

 

Result ID Test Result Name Result LOINC Value
88910 BK Virus PCR, U 33978-8

Reject Due To

All specimens will be evaluated at Mayo Clinic Laboratories for test suitability.

Method Name

Real-Time Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR)/DNA Probe Hybridization

Forms

If not ordering electronically, complete, print, and send 1 of the following forms with the specimen:

-Microbiology Test Request (T244)

-Renal Diagnostics Test Request (T830)