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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.
S52406: JC Polyoma Virus DNA, Quantitative Real-Time PCR, CSF (16442) Print View
JC Polyoma Virus DNA, Qn RT-PCR    copies/mL 

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

JC Virus is the cause of progressive multifocal leukoencephalopathy (PML), a severe demyelinating disease of the central nervous system. PML is a particular concern for individuals infected with the human immunodeficiency virus. Quantification of JC virus DNA is based upon real-time PCR amplification and detection of JCV genomic DNA. The quantitative and detection of JCV genomic DNA. The quantitative range of this assay is 500-35,000,000 copies/mL.
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
This test is now available for New York patient testing.






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