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BK Virus PCR Qualitative Test

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The BK Virus PCR Qualitative Test is a diagnostic procedure designed to detect the presence of the BK virus in the body through polymerase chain reaction (PCR) methodology. This test is specifically valuable for patients who have undergone kidney transplantation or are immunocompromised, as the BK virus can lead to significant complications in these individuals, including BK virus-associated nephropathy.

PCR technology amplifies traces of the virus’s DNA in the sample, making it possible to identify an infection even when the virus levels are low. This qualitative test provides a simple “positive” or “negative” result, indicating whether or not the BK virus DNA is present in the patient’s sample, which is usually urine or blood.

Conducted at DNA Labs UAE, a leading facility in genetic and molecular diagnostics, the test ensures high accuracy and reliability. The cost of the BK Virus PCR Qualitative Test at DNA Labs UAE is set at 1000 AED. Given the critical nature of early detection in managing the BK virus effectively, this test is an essential tool in the clinical management of patients at risk of BK virus-related health issues.

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BK VIRUS PCR QUALITATIVE Test

At DNA Labs UAE, we offer the BK VIRUS PCR QUALITATIVE Test to detect the presence of the BK virus in your body. This test is essential for individuals with weakened immune systems, such as transplant recipients or those with HIV/AIDS.

Test Details

The BK virus PCR qualitative test is a laboratory test that uses Real Time PCR to amplify and detect the genetic material (DNA) of the BK virus. It is usually performed on urine or blood samples.

This test helps monitor the viral load and diagnose BK virus-associated diseases, such as hemorrhagic cystitis, nephritis, or ureteral stenosis. It is also used to assess the risk of developing complications in transplant recipients.

Test Components and Price

Test Name: BK VIRUS PCR QUALITATIVE Test

Components: 3 mL (2 mL min.) plasma from 1 Lavender top (EDTA) tube OR 15 ml (5 ml min.) urine in a sterile screw capped container.

Price: 1000.0 AED

Report Delivery

Sample: Mon / Thu by 11 am

Report: Wed / Sat

Pre Test Information

No special preparation is required for this test.

Method

Real Time PCR

Test Type

Disorders of Kidney

Doctor

Nephrologist

Test Department

MOLECULAR DIAGNOSTICS

Understanding the Test

The BK virus is a common virus that infects most people during childhood and remains dormant in the body. However, in individuals with weakened immune systems, it can reactivate and cause complications.

The PCR qualitative test helps determine whether the BK virus is present in your sample. A positive result indicates the presence of the virus, while a negative result indicates its absence.

It is important to note that this test does not provide information about the viral load or the severity of the infection. Additional tests, such as quantitative PCR or viral culture, may be necessary for further analysis and treatment decisions.

Conclusion

The BK VIRUS PCR QUALITATIVE Test offered by DNA Labs UAE is an essential diagnostic tool for individuals with weakened immune systems. It helps detect the presence of the BK virus and diagnose associated diseases. With a price of 1000.0 AED, this test provides accurate results and helps guide treatment decisions.

Test Name BK VIRUS PCR QUALITATIVE Test
Components
Price 1000.0 AED
Sample Condition 3 mL (2 mL min.)plasma from 1 Lavender top (EDTA) tube OR15 ml (5 ml min.) urine in a sterile screw capped container. Ship refrigerated or frozen.
Report Delivery SampleMon / Thu by 11 am; ReportWed / Sat
Method Real Time PCR
Test type Disorders of Kidney
Doctor Nephrologist
Test Department: MOLECULAR DIAGNOSTICS
Pre Test Information No special preparation required
Test Details

The BK virus PCR qualitative test is a laboratory test used to detect the presence of the BK virus in a patient’s body. The BK virus is a common virus that infects most people during childhood and remains dormant in the body. However, in individuals with weakened immune systems, such as transplant recipients or those with HIV/AIDS, the virus can reactivate and cause complications.

The PCR (polymerase chain reaction) test is a highly sensitive and specific method used to amplify and detect the genetic material (DNA) of the BK virus. The qualitative test determines whether the virus is present or not in the patient’s sample.

This test is usually performed on urine or blood samples. It is used to monitor the viral load and diagnose BK virus-associated diseases, such as hemorrhagic cystitis (inflammation of the bladder), nephritis (inflammation of the kidneys), or ureteral stenosis (narrowing of the ureter). It is also used to assess the risk of developing BK virus-associated complications in transplant recipients.

The results of the BK virus PCR qualitative test are reported as positive or negative. A positive result indicates the presence of the BK virus in the patient’s sample, while a negative result indicates the absence of the virus.

It is important to note that the PCR qualitative test does not provide information about the viral load or the severity of the infection. Additional tests, such as quantitative PCR or viral culture, may be necessary to determine the extent of the infection and guide treatment decisions.