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.
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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