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ILH Laboratory specimen collection and test information
Viral transport media
Rapid CMV
5-10 mL.
Alternative name(s)

Lab section Send Outs    
When performed 0630h-1430h Monday-Friday    
When reported
Monday to Friday    
   
Sunquest code:
JRCMVB
EPIC Code:
RAPID CMV,VIRAL CULTURE
   
Important notes: Took the place of CMV Shell Vial. Blood, urine, buffy coat, throat, BAL, bronchial washings, cervical, semen, biopsy source or bone marrow. 4ml urine (sterile container) at Room Temperature; 10-14 ml blood (2 green tops); Viral Transport Tube (throat, cervical, semen, biopsy source.) Viral Transport Media is required for specimen collection and can be obtained from Send Outs (4th Floor Lab). Contact Lab for Media (903-3934) and for instructions on collection.
Rejection criteria: Requires consult. Submit consult form with patient history, physician name and beeper number.
Transportation notes:
Specimen preparation:

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Last revised 09/11/2013