|Downtime form:||A-1a Doctor-Provider Orders - Pathology Microbiology|
Reportable linear range of 200 - 2,000,000 copy/mL
Positive results less than 200 copy/mL will be reported as "POS <200 CPM" and negative results will be reported as "Negative".
Testing requires a dedicated tube.
The performance characteristics of this test were determined by the University of Iowa Microbiology and Molecular Pathology Laboratory. It has not been cleared or approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA). The FDA has determined that such clearance or approval is not necessary. This test is for clinical purposes. It should not be regarded as investigational or for research. The laboratory is certified under the Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendments of 1988 (CLIA) as qualified to perform high complexity clinical laboratory testing.
CSF Specimen Collection for Analysis