Specimen: 2 mL (0.5 mL min.) serum from 1 SST. Ship refrigerated or frozen.
Stability (Room): 2 hrs
Stability (Refrigerated): 2 weeks
Stability (Frozen): 4 weeks
Price: Contact Medilab
Turnaround time (TAT): 5 – 15 days
Usage: CMV is a significant cause of morbidity and mortality specially in organ transplant recipients and immunocompromised individuals. It is also responsible for congenital disease of the newborn. Positive CMV IgG results indicate past or current CMV infection. Such individuals are potentially at risk of transmitting CMV infection through different modes. Positive CMV IgM results indicate a recent infection which may be primary or reactivation / re-infection.
Specialty: Gynecologist, Nephrologist, Surgeon, Transplant surgeon
Disease: Infections Transplantation Pathology
Home Collection: Available
Pre-test Information: No special preparation required