JC Virus DNA PCR CSF 
Mnemonic CSF JCPCR
CPT 87798
Test Code 3550690
Synonyms JCV Polyoma Virus,CSF
Test Includes  
Specimen CSF
Volume 0.5 mL
Container Plastic Screw Cap Container
Special Instructions  
Specimen Prep  
Storage Refrigerate
Transport Temp Refrigerated
Stability Rm Temp 7 days
Stability Refrig 7 days
Stability Frozen 90 days
Methodology Real-Time Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR)
Rejection Criteria   
Reference Value Negative 
Performed/TAT Three times per week   7 days    
Comments This test is intended to be used as an aid to the diagnosis of infections caused by JC Virus.