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18939: Jc Virus Dna,ultrasensitive(lloq 10 Copies/ml),qn,rt-pcr Print View
JC Virus DNA, Ultra QN PCR RT-PCR    copies/mL 

PRIMARY
1 CSF 1 (0.5) mL   Frozen - 30 Day(s)/Refrigerated - 7 Day(s)/Room Temperature - 48 Hour(s)  
ALTERNATE

JC polyoma virus (JCV) is the cause of progressive multifocal leukoencephalopathy (PML), a demyelinating neurologic disease of immunocompromised patients and patients on certain medications. This test detects and quantifies JCV in cerebrospinal fluid (CSF). Detection of the virus in CSF may indicate infection.
Setup Schedule
Monday-Saturday

Reported (Analytical Time)
Same day

CPT Code
87799

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

Notes
Transport Temperature: Frozen






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