BK Viral Load


Test Information

Test Name

BK Viral Load

Synonyms

Polyoma Virus PCR, BK Virus Viral Load, BK PCR; BK nucleic acid

Preferred Specimen

6 mL EDTA

Testing Location

Referral

Turn Around Time

1 week


Processing Information

Registration Code

BK

Notes

  • Do not use Heparin tube
  • DO NOT share sample; dedicated tube required
  • EDTA separated and plasma transported chilled
  • Urines no longer accepted as their clinical relevance is doubtful.

Methodology

Interpretations

View Interpretations

Contact Information

laura.yau@pathlab.co.nz

External Referral Information

Referral Location

LabPlus (via WHL)

External Lab Website