BK Virus Quantitative, Urine

Last Modified: 5/6/2020 7:09:43 AM

Medical Necessity Documentation:  
Client Notes:  
Patient Preparation:  
Specimen Requirements: 2 mL Urine collected in a sterile urinalysis container then transferred to sterile, screw top tube for shipment. 

Collection Instructions: Due to stability time constraints avoid collections on Friday & Saturday

Specimen must be received at testing facility within 96 hrs of collection. 
Minimum Volume: 0.5 mL Urine
Transport & Storage: Temperature/Stability:

Can be shipped at ambient or frozen temperature Monday through Friday. 

Specimens shipped at ambient temperature must be received within 96 hrs. of collection

Rejection Criteria: specimens beyond their acceptable length of time from collection as listed in the specimen handling or specimens other than those listed
Reference Range: 500 copies/mL to 1 x 1010 copies/mL
Critical Ranges:  
Test Comments:  
Methodology: Quantitative Real-time PCR
Clinical Significance:  
Custom Panel: No


Turn Around Time: 3 to 5 days
Days Performed: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday
Sites Performed: Eurofins (Previously Viracor)
PHL Test Code: BKURN
EPIC Test Code: LAB3058
Send Out Test Code: 2502
Alternate Test Names: BK Virus, Urine; BK Virus, Urine Quantitative; BKV; BKV, Urine
Included Tests:  
CPT Coding: 87799 per sample

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