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CMV IgM *

SIM

40005 

CPT

86645 

Synonyms

Cytomegalovirus IgM; 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 diagnosis of acute primary infection. IgM responses may persist for weeks to months post infection. Low levels of IgM may be detectable during reactivation of infection.

Patient Preparation

None

Specimen Processing Instructions

Transport Requirements

Refrigerated

Specimen Stability

Room Temp, Refrigerated or frozen 14 days. 

Rejection Criteria

 Hemolysis,lipemia, or  gross bacterial contamination

Reference Range

Reference Range accompanies report

Critical Value

None 

Test Includes

Detection of CMV IgM antibody 

Methodology

CLIA Chemiluminescent Assay 

Testing Frequency

 

LCA

096727 

Reviewed By

Lisa McBride 

Reviewed Date

2/13/2018

Supplemental

* Denotes reference lab test 

Reviewed by Lisa McBride on February 13, 2018

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