Cytomegalovirus (CMV) IgG avidity
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: 2ml Venous Blood
Special precautions: If processing is delayed,
refrigeration is preferable to storage at ambient temperature.
Delays of over 48hr are undesirable.
Turn round time for provisional result (calendar
days): 5 days
Turn round time to final result (calendar
days): 7 days
Clinical decision points: Not applicable
Factors known to significantly affect the