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BKV Urine DNA Quantitative


Test Information

Test Name: BKV Urine DNA Quantitative

Performing Lab: Molecular Diagnostic

Synonyms: There are no synonyms

Order Includes: There are no synonyms

Turnaround Time: 10 days

Additional Interpretation: This test is used for the detection and quantification of BK virus in urine as an aid in the diagnosis and management of BKV associated nephropathy in kidney transplant recipients and hemorrhagic cystitis in Hematopoietic cell transplant patients.

Methodology: Real-Time Polymerase Chain Reaction to detect and quantify a conserved sequence of the BKV VP2 and VP3 genes. This test was developed and its analytical performance characteristics have been determined by the Molecular Diagnostics laboratory in the Department of Pathology, VCU Health. It has not been cleared or approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.

CPT Code: 87799

 

 

Result Information

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Specimen & Collection Information

Specimen Name: Minimum 2.0 mL random urine, no preservatives. Subsequently aliquoted into a 7.0 mL tube (No. 9242058).

Container Type: Sterile urinalysis container.

Special Handling: Frozen.

Specimen Volume: Minimum 2.0 mL

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Specimen Transportation & Storage Information

Storage and Transport:Transport refrigerated or frozen whithin 24 hours of collection.