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CMV PCR

Ordering information:

Part of Herpes multiplex PCR.

Alternate names:
CMV NAD, Cytomegalovirus NAD, Cytomegalovirus PCR
Laboratory:
Referred Test
Test Code:
HPCR
Specimen types:
Cerebrospinal Fluid
Blood
Fluid
Swab
Respiratory samples
Container types:
CSF
Sterile Jar
EDTA
Swab - white top, plain swab, plastic shaft
CSF
Collection Instructions:

Store at 4 deg C.

Please note that CMV PCR on an EDTA sample can only be performed on a sample tube which has NOT been used for other testing.  For this reason, this test cannot be added to previously collected samples.

 

Notes:

This test is to screen for the presence for the presence of Cytomegalovirus

Frequency:
Twice weekly
Result Turnaround Time:
3-4 days
Laboratory Use Only

  

 

If EMR is not available, Pathology results are available from Auscare.  If you do not have an Auscare login,please complete attached form. https://pathology.easternhealth.org.au/handbook/downloads/Auscare%20access.pdf

Instruction on how to use Auscare - https://pathology.easternhealth.org.au/handbook/downloads/Auscare%20instructions.pdf

SPECIMEN COLLECTION MODULE (SCM) FAQs - CLICK HERE

CLICK HERE for a consent form to perform tests not covered by Medicare

TURN AROUND TIMES - When will my result be available?

CLICK HERE for Minimum Labelling Requirements

CLICK HERE for a printable Pathology request form

CLICK HERE for a Log sheet for recording Pathology results

"THE ART OF CCCCOLLECTION"

PLEASE CLICK HERE FOR THE PREFERRED ORDER OF DRAW