Test Details

BK VIRUS PCR, QUANTITATIVE

Test Price: ₹ 5300

Aproximately 80% of the population contains a latent form of BK virus, which manifests in cases of immunosupression. BKV DNA is detectable in urine prior to plasma and hence serves as an indication of impending BKV nephropathy. Viral loads >100,000 copies / ml in urine also indicate a risk for BKV Nephropathy.



Test Code:
DVCL1006
Report Delivery:
Sample Mon / Thu by 11 am; Report Wed / Sat
Parameters Included:
0
Category:
Disorders of Kidney
Pre-Test Information:
No special preparation required
Method:
Real Time PCR
Specimen:
3 ml (2 ml min) plasma from 1 Lavender Top (EDTA) tube OR 15 ml (5 mL min.) random urine in a sterile screw capped container. Ship refrigerated or frozen.
Stability Room:
Stability Refrigerated:
72 hrs
Stability Frozen:
1 week

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