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JC virus PCR CSF

About This Test

Department: Virology and Molecular Microbiology

Requirement: CSF, sterile container,

Turnaround Time: 4 days

Detection of polyoma virus by PCR to diagnose reactivation in immunosuppressed patients

Other Comments:

If processing is delayed, refrigeration is preferable to storage at ambient temperature. Delays of over 24 hours are undesirable

Factors known to significantly affect results: Haemolysis
Reference Lab: Manchester PHE