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This is a sendout test. Please note that turnaround time is defined as the anticipated time from set up day to results release.
S52405: BK Virus DNA, Quantitative Real-Time PCR, Urine (47901) Print View
BK Virus DNA, Qn, Urine RT-PCR    copies/mL 

PRIMARY
1 Urine 0.7 (0.3) mL   Frozen - 30 Day(s)/Refrigerated - 7 Day(s)/Room Temperature - 48 Hour(s)  
ALTERNATE

In patient's specimens. Detection of the virus may be indicative of an active infection, as PCR detects the presence of the virus, and not the host's reaction to the virus. Polyomavirus BK DNA detection in urine or plasma is associated with an increased risk of raft rejection in renal recipients. Quantitative testing may indicate change in risk over time. This is a quantitative molecular test, with a linear of 500 - 500,000,00 copies/mL.
Setup Schedule
Sunday-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.






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