Congenital CMV (cCMV) Screening


Congenital CMV (cCMV) Screening

Site(s) or Laboratory offering Test/Investigation



Urine and Saliva swabs are the preferred sample type in neonates. Please call Duty Virologist with queries.

Storage conditions and sample stability between collection and transport to Lab

24 hrs. at 15-25°C 7 days at 2°C to 8°C

Sample type

Saliva swab, Urine in sterile container not boric acid, CSF or amniotic fluid in sterile container

Turnaround times (TAT) Urgent/Routine/GP or OPD

2 days

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