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Cytomegalovirus (CMV) DNA (urine)

About This Test

Department: Virology and Molecular Microbiology


Urine, plain white topped container, Transport to laboratory immediately.

Suitable test for children under the age of 1 only


Turnaround Time:

3-4 days

Diagnosis of congential CMV infection in neonates

Other Comments:

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

Reference Lab: Birmingham Heartlands