Geisinger Medical Laboratories/Geisinger Proven Diagnostics Test Catalog

Test Name: Sunquest Test Code Epic Procedure Code Or ID CPT Code:  

BK VIRUS DNA PCR (URINE)

ORDERING INFORMATION:
Sunquest Test Code:
BKDNAU      Geisinger Epic Procedure Code: 87799.01         Geisinger Epic ID: 33288

SPECIMEN COLLECTION
Specimen type:
Random urine
Preferred collection container:
Specimen required:
15 mL aliquot random urine; minimum 2 mL.
Special notes:
Specimens must be received at reference lab within 96 hours of collection.

SPECIMEN PROCESSING
Transport temperature:
Room temperature. Freeze all samples that are received Friday afternoon and will not be shipped until Monday’s shipment. This will prolong the stability.
Specimen stability:
Room Temperature: 96 hours. Refrigerated: Not recommended. Frozen: Not specified.
Rejection criteria:
Stability limits exceeded.

TEST DETAILS
Reference interval:
500 copies/mL to 1x1010 copies/mL.
CPT code(s):
87799
Note: The billing party has sole responsibility for CPT coding.  Any questions regarding coding should be directed to the payer being billed.  The CPT codes provided by GML are based on AMA guidelines and are for informational purposes only.
Test includes:
BK Virus DNA Quantification, Urine.
Methodology:
Real-time Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR)
Synonyms:
BK Virus DNA Quant; BKV DNA QUANT, Polyoma
Viracor test code 2502

Performing Locations

Viracor-IBT Laboratories

Technical Lead: Michael Weaver    
Frequency: Daily    
Performed stat? No
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