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Test ID BLOD1246 JC Polyoma Virus DNA, Qualitative PCR

Specimen Type/Requirements

Lavender top (EDTA) tube -  Plasma (preferred)
Gold top (Serum w/ gel) tube - Serum

Red top (Serum w/out gel) tube - Serum


Separate plasma/serum from cells within 1 hour of collection.


Avoid repeated freezing and thawing of specimen.


This test requires it's own frozen aliquot.


Test is not affected by hemolysis or lipemia. 

Performed Test Frequency

Monday through Sunday


Real-Time PCR

Performing Lab

Quest Chantilly



Specimen Volume


Preferred Volume   0.7 mL  
Minimum Volume   0.3 mL 




Room Temperature   48 hours    
Refrigerated   7 days    
Frozen   30 days   Preferred for transport  


Report Available

1 day

Interface Build Information

Result Code Result Code Description
12844 Source
12845 JC Polyoma Virus DNA, QL