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CMV Serology

Alternative Names:Cytomegalovirus Serology
Laboratory:Clinical Biochemistry
Test Code: CMV
Medicare rebatable:Yes
Specimen Types:Serum
Container Types:
SSTSST
Adults Volume or Mass:6 mL
Minimum/Paediatric Volume or Mass:2 mL
Transport Instructions:Room Temperature
Processing Instructions:

IgG and IgM are performed on all samples regardless of the request.

CMV avidity testing may be requested on samples which are positive for CMV IgG and IgM. This Panel is entered as VID and the test is performed at VIDRL. Discussion with the Medical Microbiologist or Microbiology Registrar is required before sending.

Assay Frequency:Daily