BK virus DNA quantitative

This test is referred to another lab outside our network
This does not affect where samples are sent and where your results are issued.
BK virus DNA assay can be performed on EDTA whole blood and urine.
The samples are sent to Virology at St Thomas's Hospital
Clinical details: 
Tested only on immunosuppressed patients
Synonyms or keywords: 
BK virus, haemorrhagic cystitis, BK Viral Load: Blood, BKV DNA
Sample type and Volume required: 
4ml EDTA, plasma, serum, urine
Turnaround time: 
6 days
Time limit for extra tests: 
14 days
South London Specialist Virology Centre
Results: 02032996155 Medical Advice: 02032996298
King's College Hospital
Cheyne Wing, 2nd Floor (opposite Liver ITU)
Denmark Hill
London SE5 9RS

DX address: South London (PHL) Kings DX 6570200 Peckham 90SE
For clinical advice or interpretation of results, please contact the laboratory in the first instance.

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Last updated: 07/08/2015