Test Catalog

Test ID: LCJC    
JC Virus, Molecular Detection, PCR, Spinal Fluid

Useful For Suggests clinical disorders or settings where the test may be helpful

Aids in diagnosing progressive multifocal leukoencephalopathy due to JC virus (JCV)

 

This test is not to be used as a diagnostic tool for Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease (CJD).

Testing Algorithm Delineates situations when tests are added to the initial order. This includes reflex and additional tests.

See Meningitis/Encephalitis Panel Algorithm in Special Instructions.

Special Instructions Library of PDFs including pertinent information and forms related to the test

Method Name A short description of the method used to perform the test

Real-Time Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR)/DNA Probe Hybridization

NY State Available Indicates the status of NY State approval and if the test is orderable for NY State clients.

Yes

Reporting Name Lists a shorter or abbreviated version of the Published Name for a test

JC Virus PCR, CSF

Aliases Lists additional common names for a test, as an aid in searching

JCV DNA
JCV Qualitative DNA
John Cunningham Virus (JCV)
Polyomavirus
Progressive Multifocal Leukoencephalopathy (PML)