Item Value
Test name JC Virus DNA, Quantitative
Available Stat? No
Turn around times Test run Monday-Friday. Results Available within 24 hours of specimen receipt at Viracor.
Performed by Viracor
Normal range Not detected
Container type Lavender top preferred.

Gold top, Red top, urine cup, CSF tube or sterile collection tube acceptable with approval.
Amount to Collect 6 mL blood (Lavender top) or 6 mL blood (Gold or Red top), random urine (See preferred volume)
Collection Instructions Fresh tissue specimens must be placed in saline in a red top tube to prevent dehydration
Sample type Preferred sample is EDTA plasma.

Testing may be performed on other sample types: serum, CSF, random urine, fresh or paraffin embedded tissue with approval.

If you have additional questions regarding this test, please call: 415-353-1667