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Cytomegalovirus (CMV) IgG

General information

Collection container (including preservatives): 6mL clotted blood tube

Specimen type: Venous Blood

Collection: 6mL blood tube

Specimen transport: No special needs

Minimum volume of sample: 2 mL

Special precautions: If processing is delayed, refrigeration is preferable to storage at ambient temperature. Delays of over 48hr are undesirable.

Laboratory information

Measurement units: AU/mL

Biological reference units: Not applicable

Turn round time for provisional result (working days): 3 days

Turn round time to final result (working days): 4 days. For urgent tests please contact the laboratory for 4 hour turnaround

Clinical information

Clinical decision points: Not applicable

Factors known to significantly affect the results: Haemolysis


(Last reviewed October 24th 2017)