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9436: Cytomegalovirus Antibodies (IgG, IgM) Print View
Cytomegalovirus IgG Antibodies IA  < .91   
Cytomegalovirus Ab (IgM) IA  < .9   

PRIMARY
1 Serum 1 (0.4) mL   Frozen - 30 Day(s)/Refrigerated - 7 Day(s)/Room Temperature - 4 Day(s)  
ALTERNATE

CMV infections are common and usually asymptomatic. In patients who are immunocompromised, CMV may cause disseminated, severe disease. CMV may cause birth defects in a minority of infected newborns. Antibody IgG may represent prior exposure or recent infection if there is a significant change in titer between acute and convalescent specimens. An elevated titer of Antibody IgM represents recent CMV infection.
Setup Schedule
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday

Reported (Analytical Time)
Same day

CPT Codes
86644,86645

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
Reject Criteria Gross hemolysis; plasma; cord blood Transport Temperature: Room temperature






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