BK Virus
(Microbiology)
Investigations BK Virus
Polyomaviruses are widespread and infections are generally asymptomatic. However, immunosuppressed patients may experience symptoms, such as post-transplant ureteral stenosis associated with BK virus infection.

Molecular Tests
BK Virus PCR
Inform lab before sending No
Specimen type EDTA: 4ml blood into a EDTA (LAVENDER CAPPED) container.
Ideal time to take specimen  
Labelling requirements click here
How to take the specimen  
Transport to the laboratory If transport is delayed then store at +4°C
Test Times Daily
Turnround 3 working days
Additional information  
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