BK Virus (SV40) | IHC

Test DetailsDetection of BK (SV40 family) virus in post-transplant kidney
ComponentsClone MRQ-4, Cell-Marque/Sigma on Ventana Ultra platform
PerformedMonday – Friday
Turnaround2 – 3 business days
Specimen requirementsParaffin block or unstained sections. For Ventana IHC, sections should be on Plus(+) charged slides.

Minimum slide requirement: 2 slides.

If requesting interpretation, please submit an H&E slide.
Sample collectionTesting currently limited to WU cases.
Unacceptable ConditionsMelted block
CPT Code(s)88342
MiscellaneousThis test was developed and its performance characteristics determined by AMP Core Labs (LDT). It has not been cleared or approved by the FDA. The laboratory is regulated under CLIA as qualified to perform high-complexity testing. This test is used for clinical purposes. It should not be regarded as investigational or for research.