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CMV IgG *

SIM

40755 

CPT

86644 

Synonyms

Cytomegalovirus IgG; CMV G; CMV Antibody 

Specimen Type

Serum  

Container

Gold or Red- Top tube

Collection Instructions

 

Volume

1mL.; Minimum volume: 0.5 mL.

Additional Information

Aid in the determination of serological status to CMV. IgG antibodies rise gradually and persist for the rest of an individual's life. The IgG assay is useful in distinguishing who has been exposed to the virus from those who have not.

Patient Preparation

None

Specimen Processing Instructions

Transport Requirements

Refrigerate

Specimen Stability

Refrigerated, Frozen and Room Temperature: 14 days

Rejection Criteria

Specimen stability exceeded ; gross hemolysis or contamination

Reference  Range

Reference Range accompanies report.

Critical Value

 

Test Includes

Detection of CMV IGG antibody 

Methodology

CLIA-Chemiluminescent Assay 

Testing Frequency

 

LCA

006494 

Reviewed By

Lisa McBride 

Reviewed Date

2/13/2018

Supplemental

* Indicates reference lab test 

Reviewed by Lisa McBride on February 13, 2018

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