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Test Compendium

7312: BK QUANT PCR (PLASMA/SERUM)

Test Code

  • 7312

Test Synonym

  • BK (Polyoma) Virus DNA, Quant

Minimum Volume

  • 0.5 mL

Specimen Requirements

  • Serum Or Plasma

Container

  • Serum Separator Tube, Plain Red Top Tube, Lavender Top Tube, Yellow Top Tube, White Top Plasma Preparation Tube, Transfer Tube- Serum, Transfer Tube- Plasma

Storage

  • Frozen

Turn Around Time

  • 7 days

CPT Codes

  • 87799
    *The CPT codes provided are based on AMA guidelines and are provided for informational purposes only. CPT coding is the responsibility of the billing entity. Please direct any questions regarding the CPT coding to the payer being billed.

Special Instructions

  • 2 mL SERUM OR PLASMA from EDTA or ACD or PPT , ship Frozen

Additional Information

  • Collect specimen in lavender-top (EDTA) tube, yellow-top (ACD) tube, plasma preparation tube (PPT(TM)), red-top tube OR gel-barrier tube. Centrifuge specimen within 24 hours of collection, remove serum or plasma, transfer specimen to polypropylene screw-capped tube, and freeze. Ship frozen. To avoid delays in turnaround time when requesting multiple tests on frozen samples, PLEASE SUBMIT SEPARATE FROZEN SPECIMENS FOR EACH TEST REQUESTED.

Specimen Stability

  • AMBIENT: Unstable REFRIGERATED: 7 days FROZEN: 90 days