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|Source||Urine, Blood, Fluids, Tissue|
|Mnemonic||If Provincial Lab requisition is received or PSC standing order, see Human Polyomavirus, Provincial Laboratory.|
Do not enter other requests into lab computer system.
Urine: Random urine collection, minimum 10 mL is preferred. First morning urine is also acceptable.
Urine is the preferred specimen type, however testing can be performed on:
Keep specimen refrigerated.
Submit specimen and completed CLS Anatomic Pathology requisition to the Gross Room, 11th Floor, Foothills Hospital, Attention Molecular Pathology. Specimens may be sent Monday to Friday 07:00 to 17:00. Specimens collected outside of regular hours must be kept refrigerated and sent the next working day.
|Additional Information||If testing by Provincial Laboratory is required, use a Provincial Lab requisition and see Human Polyomavirus, Provincial Laboratory.|
|Testing Location||Molecular Pathology
|Testing Frequency||As required|
|Alternate Name(s)||BK Virus; JC Virus; PyV; SV40|