JC Virus PCR, CSF

Test ID: ZG338

CPT code: 87798
LOINC:
Specimen Type: CSF
Frequency: Setup: Mon-Sat; Analytic time 3 days
Instructions: 1.0ml Refrigerated Spinal fluid, unspun. Min 0.3mL
Text: Useful aid in diagnosing progressive multifocal leukoencephalopathy due
to JC virus. The JC virus or John Cunningham virus (JCV) is a type of
human polyomavirus (formerly known as papovavirus) and is genetically
similar to BK virus.
Methodology: Real-Time Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR)/DNA Probe Hybridization

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