Item Value
Test name Cytomegalovirus culture
Available Stat? No
Turn around times 1-2 days
In House Availability Set up daily.
Performed by Microbiology
Normal range Negative
Container type Urine cup, sterile container
Amount to Collect See preferred volumes
Sample type BAL, bronchial brush, unfixed tissue biopsy, random urine

Note: Order PCR on amniotic fluid, pericardial fluid, vitreous fluid, CSF, and blood as PCR is more sensitive. Order Cytomegalovirus Genotyping on blood if susceptibility testing is indicated

If you have additional questions regarding this test, please call: 415-353-1667