Children's Mercy Hospitals and Clinics
Name
BK Virus PCR - blood/plasma

CMH Lab Section
Molecular Infectious Diseases

Specimen Requirements
3 mL EDTA Lavender

Availability
Batched-run on Tuesday and Thursday
Specimens must arrive in the Lab before 0530 that AM to be included.

Turn Around Time
2-5 days

Special Instructions
Specimens must be received at the Main Campus Lab within 24-hours of collection

Methodology
Quantative-PCR

Ranges
Negative <500 copies/mL

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