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bk virus quantitative pcr
Synonyms: Quantitative BK Virus PCR 
Computer Code: (BKDQ)
Specimen Collection: 5 mL blood (yellow or lavender top tube) or 1 mL urine collected in a sterile container. Separate tube needed for this test. 
Minimum Volume: 2 mL blood 0.5 mL urine 
Handling Instructions for Offsite Areas: Transport at room temperature within 24 hours of collection. 
Reference Values: Less than 2.0 log copies/mL  
Lab Code: MIC 
Requisition: MOL DIAG
Test Frequency: 2/week 
Routine TAT: 2-7 days 
Stat TAT: N/A 
CPT Code(s): 87799 
LCD or NCD:  
Methodology Used: 31
See Addendum XVII

Albany Medical Center
43 New Scotland Avenue
Albany, NY, 12208
Date: 10/20/2014
Time: 23:48:42 (24hr)